All of Issue 14 Online 6 December 2016

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Tackling Conflict in a Religiously Diverse World by Dr Edward Kessler of Woolf Institute

Why Do We Always Compare Everything To Hitler? asks Abdul-Azim Ahmed

On Growing Up Orthodox Jewish and Syrian Christian by Nicole Abraham

Time for the Anti-Haters to Rise Up by Rabbi Allen Maller


Amidst Uncertain – A New Place of Worship for Iraq’s Mandaeans by Christopher De Bie

Should Prostitution Be Banned Because It Is Exploitive by Professor of Philosophy Hugh McLachlan

What is Religious Literacy? – a fantastic QA with Mr Religious Literacy, Prof Adam Dinham


Sacred Politics—Trump, Brexit and Civil Religion, Abdul-Azim Ahmed considers the clash within civilisations in the West

A Buddhist Diet in London – how faith and food meet, by Ilona Smith

Karen Armstrong, An Accidental Expert – our feature article, an interview with the eminent religion author


Hobbes, Rousseau and the Social Contract – an insightful and smart essay by Polina Simakova / Agrippina Domanski

Theodicy Revisited, the ancient conundrum (re)considered by Stephen Graham


Religious Ambiguity in The Exorcist – Gavin Hurley looks at the new TV show and it’s mistakes

Qawwali – A Truly Mystical Encounter – Kynaat Awan explores the Sufi devotional music


Stephen Timms MP offers his thoughts on faith, politics and society


Our Holy Ground – a review of John Morgans and Peter Noble history of Christianity in Wales

Radicalized – Peter Neumann latest work on extremism and radicalisation


Terror and Natural Law by Jonathan Milevsky


About Abdul-Azim Ahmed

Dr Abdul-Azim Ahmed is Editor of On Religion magazine. He holds a doctorate in religious studies and an MA in Islam in Contemporary Britain.