Extremists – what us?

UK Christian Concern’s Chief Executive and member of the General Synod, Andrea Williams, has spoken against the practice [of Zen meditation classes within the York Cathedral precinct], stating that it is “deceptive”┬áto mix the teachings of two very different belief systems. “The idea that we can pick and choose practises from other religions is found…

Muslims in the Media

Softly, softly for some

Media sensationalist headlines for Muslims, but the kid glove treatment for others! Two recent news items highlight the disparity. The public is fed an image of Muslims as a problematic, fifth-column in the midst of society – each time there is an arrest, it makes the headlines but when charges are dropped or people acquitted…