Blood Meridian, Cormac McCarthy’s famous novel, may be unfilmable – not because of its gruesome violent tale of U.S. imperialism in the Southwest, but because its religious vision is terrifying.
The principle argument as to why women should remove the niqab in court seems compelling, but it is based on flawed assumptions.
Refugees hold religious prejudices against each other too – separating them by religion is not the answer.
Antisemitic incidents are on the rise across the globe. To understand this modern hatred we need to look into the past and understand its origins.
Even though more than half of Australia's Christians are in favour of marriage equality, churches have been slow to allow it – here's why.
Protests against mandatory hijabs have a clear goal, and if successful, would be a victory for Iranian civil society.
We may imagine Jesus in long robes with baggy sleeves, but this is far from how he would have dressed.
Canada is increasingly moving towards a secular culture. "Spiritual but not religious" has become our new norm -- bringing with it ideas of mutual respect and protection for marginalized identities.
Amanda Spielman claims extremists are targeting schools to 'pervert' education and 'undermine' British values.
A Pakistani humanist has been denied asylum in Britain because he couldn't identify Plato or Aristole. The state is illiterate when it comes to atheism.
Forcing people to separate science and religion can lead to damaging denials of science.
We think of the Druids as being embedded in British culture from the mists of ancient times. But what we think we know about Druids is of surprisingly modern provenance.
The public broadcaster wants to encourage greater literacy and promote equal coverage of all faiths, including humanism.
A conversation between a biologist and a philosopher on the relationship between man and divinity.
Under Jewish law the preservation of human life is a cardinal commandment: both suicide and self-endangerment are forbidden.
New legislation undermines the institution on the island – and creates division.
In his new book, Philip Pullman, once again tackles religion as an oppressive institution. On another level, he continues the quest for explaining human consciousness.
By placing institutional abuse within its larger context, the royal commission has made the prevention and identification of child sex offending a collective responsibility.
Belief in miracles such as the virgin birth of Jesus are surprisingly persistent – even in the 21st century.
By drawing on common values, faith communities can take a lead in making cities fairer, safer, accessible and affordable for all.