• Articles

  • Sacred Politics—Trump, Brexit and Civil Religion

    Abdul-Azim Ahmed 6 December 2016

    During the US elections, President-elect Trump’s comments about Muslims were uniquely inflammatory. He called for a ban on Muslims entering… read more

  • Who are Britain’s Muslims?

    Abdul-Azim Ahmed 12 August 2016

    An introduction to Muslim denominations and religious diversity by Abdul-Azim Ahmed A Sufi, a Salafi, a member of the Tablighi… read more

  • The Changing Nature of Faith in Britain

    Alex Klaushofer 29 July 2016

    Mainstream thinking about religion in Britain is in a curious place. On one side are the atheists, loudly proclaiming that… read more

  • The Trump Delusion

    Andrew Grey 13 July 2016

    Lots of Christians have an issue with Donald Trump. The pastor of a Presbyterian church he attended in Iowa earlier… read more

  • Religion in a post-Secular post-Christian Britain

    Abdul-Azim Ahmed 12 July 2016

    A summary of the report issued by the Commission on Religion and Belief in British Public Life A familiar flurry… read more

  • 7 Out of 10 People are Sick of Surveys

    Abdul-Azim Ahmed 5 May 2015

    “There are lies, damned lies, and statistics” according to Benjamin Disraeli, as quoted by Mark Twain. Disraeli perhaps didn’t have… read more

  • We Need to Look After the Welfare of our Clergy

    Andrew Grey 5 May 2015

    If you’re not Christian, what comes to your mind when you hear of a “clergyman” or “priest”? Do you imagine… read more

  • A Short History of Interfaith in the UK

    Abdul-Azim Ahmed 16 February 2015

    The last fifteen years have seen a burgeoning of interfaith organisations – Abdul-Azim Ahmed traces the roots of the movement… read more