The controversy over lifting the cap on new faith schools is not confined to Catholic ones. Hinds has a knotty problem to untangle.
Posts Tagged: Islam
Michael Bates: During this Christmas season, it’s time to stand up for religious freedom – and that of those who don’t believe at all
The number and proportion of conflicts around the world with a religious dimension is increasing. In 2001, 44 per cent; in 2013, 60 per cent.
Nasserism, Ba’athism and Arab Socialism, not capitalism, are the colonial impositions on the Arab world.
Iain Dale: Trump is a warped narcissist who gives succour to racists, white supremacists and Islamophobes.
Plus: Englishness in Norwich. Remainer complaints everywhere. And: Noel Gallagher, political philosopher, gives his view of Corbyn.
The goals of the young Crown Prince are broadly in line with ours. But we should be urging calm thinking and cool heads.
What about those who worship different gods, those who delight in civil rights movements, those mothers who want to go out to work?
By discussing a sensitive topic in Muslim communities, you do not give oxygen to racists. You cut off their supply.
There is a specific problem in Pakistan, especially where the majority of the Christians and Hindus respectively live, about non-Muslims being viewed as inferior.
Can Britain find a way through the horrible tangle of our commercial relationship with and security dependence on Saudi Arabia?
Alex Morton: We cannot be neutral in Islam’s internal struggle. Here are three ways in which the Prime Minister should act.
When I worked in Number Ten, the people who grasped most clearly this ideology’s threat were my Muslim co-workers.
Profile: Finsbury Park Mosque – An extremist past, claims of Muslim Brotherhood influence, and an establishment present
It feeds the homeless, does inter-faith work and welcomes dignitaries – including Malia Bouattia; a Vice-Chair of Stop the War, and Jeremy Corbyn, the local MP.
The latest embarrassment from UKIP’s Hartlepool campaign comes after Paul Nuttall pivoted his party to focus on Islam.
Ali Miraj: These terror attacks are inspired by a version of Islam. Too many Muslims are unwilling to face up to this fact.
Some would rather fret about the minutiae of the correct height of one’s trousers in relation to one’s ankles when standing for prayer.
That the pursuit of Farron was legitimate doesn’t mean that they, or anyone else, should feel happy about it – or the bigger trends of which it was part.
Reports of the Church’s decline ignore worldwide growth, even in such apparently unlikely places as Iran, and throughout much of the Muslim-majority world.