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Posts Tagged: Faith and community
Parvez Akhtar: The Government’s counter-terrorism legislation is a chance to win back control of Islam from extremists
The vocal minority who try to hijack a peaceful religion must be challenged.
It is right to recognise Pickles’ achievements as Communities Secretary – but he must be supported in his new role too.
None of the press reports mentioned the standing ovation that the Culture Secretary received when he entered the hall.
It is quite right for us to preach the virtues of personal responsibility, but only if we foster the conditions within which virtue is nurtured.
“British Hindus, Sikhs & Jains voting for Labour is now like Turkeys voting for Christmas.”
My new Adam Smith Institute paper suggests that restricting immigration will harm the economy, and exacerbate the causes of falling social cohesion.
Though in many ways the Amish are deliberately narrowing down their options, in doing so they gain choices that outsiders don’t have.
It’s sad that religion, when not turned to overtly evil ends, is so often drained of anything that might inspire anyone.
Each Council should have an experienced senior Cabinet member to be a point of contact.
Christ is in Xmas. Indeed, X marks the spot.
Whether in terms of ethnicity, class, education, age group or physical and mental norms, we are not, in practice, the integrated nation that we think we are
Some the darkest deeds in modern history were justified and committed by those convinced of the rational, practical and downright progressive nature of their cause.
There’s already a culture war about faith schools. Expect one to grow about Muslim schools in particular.
The claims and counter-claims about “Trojan Horse” point to a bigger controversy – about the place of Islam within Britain’s schools.
There is no intelligence without the mind and computers are fundamentally mindless