Volume 125 Issue 6 November/December 2010
- Editorial: oh we of little faith
- Are faith and religion necessarily intertwined?
- Is it time for atheist schools?
- Francis Beckett outlines his proposal for Britain's first avowedly humanist state school
- Tibet's small exercise in democracy
- Tibet must find a secular alternative to being led by a dalai lama … said the Dalai Lama to Isabel Hilton
- Chown's Cosmos: Cloudy with a chance of hexagons
- Why is there a six-sided cloud on Saturn’s north pole? wonders Marcus Chown
- Q&A: Harry Kroto
- Nobel-prize winning chemist Harry Kroto talks Buckyballs and belief
- Don't fall into the faith school trap
- Responding to Francis Beckett's proposal for a humanist school, Rabbi Jonathan Romain of the Accord Coalition warns of the risks of endorsing religious segregation in education
- Likeable anarchist, modest Übermensch, atheist preacher – Jonathan Rée is delighted by the paradoxical philosopher
- Heathen's greetings
- They thought it was a joke when Robin Ince said he was going to mix atheism, comedy and Christmas. But, reports Stephanie Merritt, he’s having the last laugh
- Calm down, old boy: Laurie Taylor interviews Simon Heffer
- Telegraph thunderer Simon Heffer reveals to Laurie Taylor what it’s like being right
- Faith in schools?
- Thanks largely to immigration, religious belief is making a comeback in our schools. Should we be concerned? Jim Mulligan visits Ed Miliband’s old school to find out.
- Who won the Pope wars?
- Catholics, secularists, protestors, pilgrims and provocateurs all claimed victory after the Pontiff’s recent visit. Paul Sims assesses the final score
- Against humanism
- Of course we should love, honour and cherish our species, says Mary Midgley. But should we have to worship it too?
- Diary: What did the Romans ever do for us?
- Nothing, it turns out. They did it all for themselves, the selfish so-and-sos. Natalie Haynes explains
- Endgame: Now let us praise me
- Laurie Taylor drowns in compliments
- What's the big deal?
- From poker to Shithead, Canasta to cribbage, Sally Feldman extols the joys and rewards of card games
- People get ready
- A new exhibition of James Barnor’s photography provides a route-map of Afro-Modernism. Kobena Mercer gets it in focus
- Book Review: The Cruel Radiance: Photography and Political Violence by Susie Linfield
- Max Houghton is impressed by the wide angle of Susie Linfield's moral vision
- Book review: The Honour Code by Kwame Anthony Appiah
- Stephen Howe decodes Anthony Appiah
- Book review: Capital Affairs by Frank Mort
- Louise Foxcroft exposes the dirty secrets of '50s London
- Book review: The Management Myth: Why the Experts Keep Getting it Wrong
- Andrew Mueller enters the world of consultancy
- Book Review: Richard by Ben Myers
- Owen Hatherley enjoys a novel view of the Manics