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Religion in Britain

U.K. Equality Laws Trump Personal Religious Beliefs

Religion News Service | Trevor Grundy | Posted 04.08.2013 | Religion

By Trevor Grundy Religion News Service CANTERBURY, England (RNS) The European Court of Human Rights on Tuesday (Jan. 15) ruled that equality laws ...

Christianity In Britain Losing Ground To Islam, Secularism

Religion News Service | Trevor Grundy | Posted 12.12.2012 | Religion

CANTERBURY, England (RNS) New figures from the 2011 Census show that the number of people who identify as Christians in England and Wales has fallen b...

The Truth About J.K. Rowling's 'The Casual Vacancy'

T. Sher Singh | Posted 12.11.2012 | Religion
T. Sher Singh

It is an excellent read. More importantly for me, though, it is the kind of book that I have dreamed about having the world's prominent authors write about: with Sikh characters and references, but as a normal, ordinary part of the narrative, not in the form of lectures and essays.

The Striking History Of Britain's Sunday Law

Christopher Lane | Posted 03.11.2012 | Religion
Christopher Lane

The bill that Parliament approved, greatly affecting British culture for more than 150 years, stemmed almost single-handedly from the actions and concerns of one influential bishop, Beilby Porteus.