From the intellectual hotbed of late antiquity emerged some key Christian values – and some humanist ones too.
Jehovah Wanyonyi, founder of a cult in Kenya and Uganda, claimed he was God. His recent demise tells a different story.
Those who argue sharia law poses a threat to British culture are wrong, but the challenge of ensuring equal rights remains.
A Q&A with Mary Beard.
In the last New Humanist, Julian Baggini reflected on giving an "atheist sermon" and the potential common ground between atheists and believers. Here, a reader responds.
Part of the humanist world view is to understand that we have a moral responsibility to our fellow beings.
Avowed atheist Julian Baggini reflects on giving a sermon to an Anglican church – and the possibility for common ground.
Britain’s former Chief Rabbi Jonathan Sacks advocates a more complex reading. But do his ideas fit with the modern world?
Critics of Charlie Hebdo who say it is irresponsible to offend religion are wrong, argues Terri Murray.
Mark Lorch struggles to understand how some of his colleagues hold religious beliefs alongside a dedication to the scientific method.
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