Religion and atheism

Religion and atheism

21 March 2006

There’s no human right to wear a jilbab

How did schoolgirl dress become a matter for the Law Lords?

16 March 2006

Taking the soul out of belief

Daniel Dennett's new book, Breaking the Spell: Religion as a Natural Phenomenon, doesn't so much demystify religion as dehumanise it.

13 January 2006

Is religion the root of all evil?

spiked-TV: Richard Dawkins' attack on religion ended up giving atheist humanism a bad name.

28 December 2005

An unholy marriage

Catholic reactionaries and secular miserabilists have joined forces to spoil our fun.

13 December 2005

Bin Laden’s script: ghost-written in the West

One thing is clear from the new book Messages to the World: The Statements of Osama bin Laden - the al-Qaeda leader doesn't have an original thought in his head.

14 September 2005

Riots for ‘recognition’

The clashes in Northern Ireland expose the dangerous side to the politics of identity.

Did the Pope spread AIDS in Africa?

The evidence is less than compelling.

Pope John Paul II: fast-tracked to celebrity sainthood?

How he became 'the Greatest Pope' - by dying.

1 March 2005

Creationism, pluralism and the compromising of science

The trouble with 'teaching the controversy'.

24 February 2005

TV UK, 24 February

Dispatches: Defend the Right to Blaspheme?