Islam is not a homogeneous blob

By Julius L. Geertz The following are Christians: Adventists, Anglicans, Catholics, Evangelicals, Jehovah’s Witnesses, Lutherans, Orthodox – Greek, Russian, Georgian, and Pentecostals. They are all distinct from each other. The German CDU is on the political right. The Presidents of Ecuador, El Salvador and Nicaragua are firmly on the left. All derive policy from Catholic teaching.…

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#BlackLivesMatter: from Louisiana to London

By Rochelle Smith Last week I found myself having to avoid certain social media platforms. I flinched and felt sick as my timelines and news feeds were filled with videos and images of brutalised black bodies. Distraught relatives, friends and entire communities filled with anger. This past week I have felt overwhelming feelings of despair,…

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British or Muslim – do I have to decide?

By Kulsoom Raza Amidst the recent xenophobic atmosphere following the EU referendum, I thought it would be appropriate to make my first article about my experience living in England as a British Asian, coming from a Pakistani Muslim family. Though this piece will not specifically be about the unfortunate repercussions of the referendum, it is safe…

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