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Inside a faith

This term’s theme of pilgrimage and the journey of life led us to invite people from different communities to answer a set of questions from the perspective of their religion or worldview. The same seven questions...

For the classroom 11-19
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Interfaith marriages: an intimate frontier between religions

Willow Sivyer interviews two people enjoying an interfaith marriage. Read the article with your students and get them to list the issues John and Khadija faced and overcame.

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What’s the problem?

We asked people from different religions and from atheism to explain how they see the human condition. Are we flawed, fallen and in bits, or angelic, perfectible and glorious? Maybe both? On the next six pages you will...
Opinion
Children reading books This article is for paying subscribers

Children should read the Bible!

What did broadcaster and atheist Melvyn Bragg mean last year when he announced that it’s a disgrace that children don’t read the Bible anymore? He was, of course, talking about reading the 1611 King James Version! I...
Opinion
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Derren Brown: Is religion all in the mind?

Derren Brown is probably the UK’s most famous illusionist. He was once a Christian, but his new show seriously questions the nature of miracles, begging the question, ‘Is religion all in the mind?’

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Resources

Edited by Jane Brooke Age range: adult Pause for Thought Author: Various contributors Foreword by Chris Evans and Vanessa Feltz Editor: Rebecca Shepherd Watkins Publishing, 2016, 176pp, PB, £12.99 ISBN:...
For the classroom 5-11
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The man who collected beetles

Julie Grove suggests RE work on Charles Darwin for the primary pupil

Have you ever looked at a beetle? I mean really closely? Have you seen its shiny back, iridescent with colour, when sometimes all you think...

Opinion
Brian Cox This article is for paying subscribers

Two paths to truth?

Let’s say it turns out that there are an infinite number of universes, so all possibilities of the mixtures of the laws of nature exist, and in some universes there’ll be stars and galaxies, in others there won’t,...
Editorial
Lat Blaylock This article is for paying subscribers

Sing your own song

Everybody sang. The original musical instrument is the human voice.