Different paths, same aim

Earlier in the week, my wife and I took a trip to St Mungos Museum of Religious Life and Art in Glasgow. It was chock full of religious imagery, artefacts and ritualistic objects from all kinds of faiths and from all over the world. They ranged from the painting above ("Crucifixion" by Peter Howson - …

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Why I agree with the National Secular Society, for once

The UK Parliament is currently debating the Local Authority (Religious etc. Observances) Bill. It was introduced as a Private Members Bill by the Conservative MP Jake Berry, who recently said that it provided "freedom to pray and to hold prayers at the start of council meetings, should that local authority wish to do so." at …

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A short open letter to people of all religious persuasions.

If you are an adherent to one of the World's major religions I have one simple request. Please stop killing people. Especially in the name of your religion. I don't care whether a person or group of people have insulted your God or major prophet. Please stop killing people. I'm sorry if people of your …

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