Religion and atheism

Religion and atheism

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?

9 February 2005

‘You feel alienated in your own backyard’

Today's concern about immigration seems to be less a story about them, than a story about us.

15 December 2004

Fundamentalism begins at home

A French author argues that new forms of Islam owe more to Western identity politics than to the Koran.

11 August 2004

Islam on the brain

Concerns over the 'Muslim threat' and Islamophobia are both symptoms of British insecurity.