Commission on religion and belief in Britain seems to annoy secularists and faith communities alike

A report on religion and belief in modern Britain seems to have irritated secularists and faith communities alike. What are we to make of it?

Government consultation on further counter-extremism measures will allow OfSTED to regulate religion

The government are currently consulting on granting OfSTED investigatory powers over all out-of-school settings offering teaching over 6 hours per week. Here is my response to the consultation.

The politics and problems of bombing Syria

Last night saw the House of Commons hold a 10 hour debate on air strikes in Syria. A vote was passed to go ahead with a bombing campaign. What were the politics and problems behind this decision?

The most overlooked verse that has affected our culture more than almost any other

I wonder if there is a verse (or part of a verse) that has had a bigger impact upon society and culture that has more regularly been passed over than this?

Should the RS GCSE include Humanism?

Yesterday’s Guardian reported about the new Religious Studies GCSE. The story concerns Nicky Morgan, current education secretary, and the content of the new RS GCSE syllabus

The imperiousness of the modern wedding

The problem with modern weddings and what we can all do to make them better.

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