Posts by: Faiths Forum

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

Inter Faith Engagement in Challenging Times

Mustafa Field MBE, Director of the Faiths Forum for London shared his reflection on inter faith engagement in challenging times. Particular the last 12 months have been challenging for faith communities, both due to international events and incidents that have a incited hatred in the UK. From the brutality of Daesh (known as ISIS) to… Read more

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