Day: January 30, 2016

The Dangerous Ideology of Religion

Source: Consortium news Ideology, in the hands of true-believers, tends to reject facts in favor of some grander “truth,” an especially dangerous tendency when mixed with religious conviction and certainty, as Lawrence Davidson explains. By Lawrence Davidson Ideologies are pre-set forms of thinking that shape people’s worldviews and, supposedly, help […]

Time for Christians to stand up and stop the rise of ‘secular and materialistic’ Britain, warns head of Ofsted It has never been more important for Christians to stand up for their faith, the head of Ofsted warned today. Sir Michael Wilshaw said society is becoming increasingly ‘secular and materialistic’, with ‘seemingly ever greater intolerance of other people’s beliefs’. Young people can easily ‘have their heads turned and […]


Saturday, 30 January 2016 | Ashok Malik | Farahnaz Ispahani in her book, Purifying the Land of the Pure: Pakistan’s Religious Minorities, bravely records not just the near-annihilation of religious minorities in Pakistan, but also the intensifying sectarian conflict Farahnaz Ispahani’s recent book, Purifying the Land of the Pure: Pakistan’s […]