Britain in 2015 is increasingly characterised by a creeping intolerance towards Christianity and religion which we should be deeply concerned about.
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We need to find advocates whose authority and Islamic orthodoxy the extremists respect. Such people exist, but they are not liberal Imams or nominally Christian politicians.
Daniel Stafford: In protecting our children from extremism, we mustn’t strangle free speech or faith in schools
Mark Spencer MP was unfairly lambasted for exploring the complexity of how a teacher’s Christianity might fit with new laws.
It was the rise of the Liberals, and the decline of the city’s Protestant tradition, that did for the Party.
As anti-Semitic violence returns to the Old Continent, the Sephardic Jews who repopulated France are leaving in droves. Europe may this time be left truly soulless.
What if instead of a narrative concentrated on restricting human rights, the Government argued instead that in some key respects they haven’t gone far enough?
The former Chief Rabbi also speaks about his new book, “Not in God’s Name.”
The law he favours would create ‘special administrative units’ to monitor those suspected of holding intolerant views. Who will sit on these surveillance operations?
The bakery could not reasonably expect to have a distinction applied specifically to it that does not apply more broadly.
None of the press reports mentioned the standing ovation that the Culture Secretary received when he entered the hall.
For me, the concept of the “freeborn Englishman” is fundamental. These liberties are expressed through Parliament and institutions.
If he seriously wishes to reverse two decades of Conservative failure at the polls, he would do well to channel some of her resolve.
It’s sad that religion, when not turned to overtly evil ends, is so often drained of anything that might inspire anyone.
We must be not so foolish as to vindicate the Wahhabi contention that you can’t be a good Muslim and a patriotic citizen of a liberal democracy.
We scratch and scrabble around looking for solutions to the challenge. But this is the key.