Posts by: Faiths Forum

There’s a place for you at Places of Welcome

Places of Welcome is a network of small community organisations, including faith communities, where we offer a warm welcome to anyone and everyone a few hours per week. Places of Welcome developed out of the Birmingham Social Inclusion process ‘Giving Hope Changing Lives’, as a proactive response to the question, “Is Birmingham a welcoming city?”… Read more

Brussels Statement – 23/03/2016

Our deepest condolences are with the families and friends of the victims of the Brussels bombings this morning and similar horrors unleashed on innocent people in Istanbul and Ankara last week. We are horrified by what has happened in recent weeks, and Britain’s faith communities are united in condemnation against these appalling acts. The perpetrators… Read more

Sadaqah Day 2016 – A Day for All Faiths

Sadaqah Day, which will be observed for the second time on Sunday 20th March 2016, was a new initiative started last year by the Muslim community. Sadqa (in Arabic), or Tzedakah (in Hebrew) which means Charity, is modelled on the success of the Jewish community’s Mitzvah Day. It is seen as an opportunity for people… Read more

New Publication: Issues in Religion and Education: Whose Religion?

Lori G. Beaman and Leo Van Arragon (eds), Issues in Religion and Education: Whose Religion?(Brill, 2015). This new edited collection is a contribution to the dynamic and evolving global debates about the role of religion in public education. This volume provides a cross-section of the debates over religion, its role in public education and the theoretical… Read more

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