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in News March 18, 2016

Sadaqah Day 2016 – A Day for All Faiths

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

in News December 8, 2015

Issues in Religion and Education

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

in News November 19, 2015

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Paris attacks: British Muslims join Christians, Jews and other faiths to condemn terrorist violence

British Muslims have joined members of the Christian, Sikh and Jewish communities to show their solidarity with the victims of the terrorist attacks in Paris, in which 129 people were killed. In a series of statements recorded by members of Britain’s various religious communities and put together by IBTimes UK, religious leaders, students and believers… Read more

in News November 15, 2015

Inter Faith Network Statement on the terrorist attacks in Paris and inter faith relations in the UK

Inter Faith Network Statement on the terrorist attacks in Paris and inter faith relations in the UK

The terrorist attacks in Paris and inter faith relations in the UK: Statement from the Co-Chairs and Vice-Chairs of the Inter Faith Network for the UK We have watched with deep concern the news unfolding of coordinated murders,  injury and destruction in terrorist attacks in Paris.  Our prayers are with all affected by this atrocity. A jihadist… Read more

in News August 4, 2015

Inter Faith Engagement in Challenging Times

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