A Q&A with Shiraz Maher, whose new book explores the intellectual underpinnings of this warrior doctrine.
According to Rowan Williams, St Augustine does not deserve his bad reputation as a dogmatic braggart. Is he right?
The United Church of Canada is considering the position of Gretta Vosper, a minister who says she does not believe in god.
After 19 years as a self-proclaimed "extremist", Dan Barker renounced his faith – and he wants everyone to know about it.
In the last New Humanist, moral philosopher Peter Singer said "it’s worthwhile to make common cause with people of various religions". Here, a reader responds.
A new book documents widespread corruption in the Vatican, Europe’s last absolute monarchy. Should we be surprised?
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.
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