Second Muslim becomes head of BBC religious TV programming

Feb 25, 2017 by

by Katherine Rushton, Mailonline: The executive who put a terror sympathiser on TV now heads BBC religious programming on screen. Fatima Salaria provoked uproar by giving Anthony Small a platform on Muslims Like Us, a reality-style show. The convicted fraudster and former boxing champion, now...

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IPSO eyes up religion coverage as new centre seeks funding

Feb 24, 2017 by

by Jonathan Elliott, Lapido Media: […] Trainee reporters are rigorously drilled in libel law, shorthand and court reporting, but, once qualified, enter their profession oblivious to even the basics of belief, or how religious institutions work. To many, this is becoming an increasingly big...

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Based on Current Trends, It Is Only a Matter of Time Before the Gay Population In the U.S. Is Larger Than the Evangelical Population

Feb 10, 2017 by

by Michael Snyder, Charisma News: The LGBT population in the United States is on the rise, and meanwhile the number of evangelicals is on the decline. For now, evangelicals still greatly outnumber those that identify as LGBT, but if current trends continue it is only a matter of time before the...

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Debating Christianity and Education in a Secular University

Feb 2, 2017 by

by David Robertson, theweeflea: ‘It is time that the Scottish Education became fully secular – hence all religious practice should be removed’. This was the motion that Abertay University set for me to debate with my old sparring partner Alistair McBay of the National Secular Society (Sadly Megan...

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Millennials Believe Britain Is No Longer A Christian Country – But They Still Think Religion Matters

Jan 12, 2017 by

by Ruth Gledhill, Christian Today: Most millennials do not view Britain as a Christian country, according to a poll to be published tomorrow. Instead, they view Britain as a nation with no specific religious identity. But they do believe that religion plays an important role in the lives of...

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Cloning, stem cells and GMOs: How religious beliefs shape our thinking

Jan 11, 2017 by

by David Warmflash, Genetid Literacy Project: It is difficult to examine society’s acceptance or rejection of key biotech developments without considering the role played by the world’s major religions and their belief structures. Christianity, Judaism, Hinduism, Buddhism, and Islam react to new...

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