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.
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.
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