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Haiti’s colonial hangover

The linguistic and religious legacy of the French lives on 200 years after independence, writes Sokari Ekine.

Filed in: Haiti Language Religion

Why are they targeting the Sufis?

Attacks against Sufis and their holy places have become commonplace in the Muslim world, says Richard Schiffman.

Filed in: Religion

Making peace a way of life

The essence of Quakerism is not an easily repeatable creed or dogma, but space. Tim Gee explains the importance of both action and shared silence. 

Filed in: Religion

We should all be more neighbourly after Wisconsin

The Sikh community at the centre of the latest US shooting have much to teach us about togetherness says Mari Marcel Thekaekara.

Filed in: India Religion United States

The Vatican shows its true colours

Mark Engler argues the Catholic Church has made a parody of itself by criticizing nuns for ‘focusing too much on poverty and economic injustice.’

Filed in: Religion United States

A word with Adonis

One of the greatest Arab poets of our time speaks to Giedre Steikunaite about creativity and consciousness.

Filed in: Culture Democracy Islam Poetry Religion

Are religious schools bad for society?

Humanist Andrew Copson and feminist Catholic theologian Tina Beattie go head-to-head - read their arguments and join the debate.

Filed in: Education Religion

The Secular Outlook: In Defense of Moral and Political Secularism

A review of the book by Paul Cliteur

Filed in: Religion

What's my identity?

Faith schools get a bashing even from committed multiculturalists. We talk to one supporter who currently teaches English at a secular school in Australia.

Filed in: Christianity Religion

Hello Dalai!

Regular NI contributor Anna Chen casts the second Stone.

Filed in: China Religion Tibet

Was Jesus Christ a revolutionary?

Jesus kept some shady political company. And his lifestyle has obvious radical resonance. But was he out to overthrow the state? Terry Eagleton examines the Gospels for evidence.

Filed in: History Religion

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