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Book Review | A brief history of God

This evolving tapestry of stories linked across populations, continents and centuries is sometimes shocking but always enjoyable.

15 Jan 2023 12:39 AM

Mohan Guruswamy | Why ‘nations’ don’t fail even though ‘states’ fail

A State is an organised political community, living under a government and that is a sovereign political entity in public international law

14 Sep 2021 1:37 AM

Of hate speech, misfits, weirdoes and ‘thought police’ in Boris’ Britain

The boast of modern democratic societies is that they uphold the principles of freedom of speech.

22 Feb 2020 3:20 AM

Relic from manger of Jesus to on display before Christmas

Wooden relic of Jesus manger on pre-Christmas display in Jerusalem.

02 Dec 2019 5:15 PM

Tech and globalisation homogenising young people; shares Pope

Pope says tech, globalisation endanger youth individuality.

25 Nov 2019 2:28 PM


Christian family details widespread crackdown on religious institutions in China

Ren told The Associated Press that she had to report her whereabouts to police using social media whenever she went out.

08 Jul 2019 5:43 PM

Mystic Mantra: Cross examinations

Christianity is sometimes seen as a sad, perhaps even sadistic, religion because of the cross.

19 Apr 2019 2:20 AM

Bible prophecy: First red heifer born in 2,000 years, signals end of days

Red heifers feature in tales in both Christianity and Judaism and it’s birth and sacrifice is said to proceed construction of Third Temple.

10 Sep 2018 4:53 PM

Archaeologists unearth site of Jesus’ ‘water into wine' miracle

Archaeologists now believe the Cana of biblical times to actually be a dusty hillside five miles further north of Kafr Kanna.

03 Sep 2018 12:02 PM

‘Wrong to project terrorism as Christianity-Islam clash’

The former British prime minister said: “Terrorism did not surface only in the Middle East.

20 Jul 2018 6:59 AM


Mystic Mantra: Sacred heart of love

Jesus expressed his love not just through pious words but by actually sacrificing his life on the cross.

08 Jun 2018 2:21 AM

What is hell? Here's what an expert says

Belief in an afterlife, where virtuous are rewarded with place in heaven and wicked punished in hell, is core teaching of Christianity.

19 Apr 2018 2:46 PM

Muslim boys insult Christianity, sentenced to memorise verses of Quran

The unique sentencing comes from a Christian judge in Lebanon where insulting religion can fetch up to three years in prison.

14 Feb 2018 12:50 PM

Mystic Mantra: Worship the lights

One of the important features of the liturgical celebration of today’s feast in churches is a candle light procession.

02 Feb 2018 5:02 AM

A stirring magical cultural fantasy

Ask the author about the genesis of the book and she quips, “The story was in my mind for several years.

13 Dec 2017 12:08 AM


The spreading cult of Xi: Does China have a new Mao Zedong?

The move depicts the personality cult surrounding Mao Zedong, whose picture was in every home.

15 Nov 2017 2:02 PM

Conservative theologians accuse pope of spreading heresy

Francis is accused of propagating seven heretical positions concerning marriage and moral life with his 2016 document "The Joy of Love".

25 Sep 2017 1:42 PM

Tread cautiously, we live in difficult times

Every religion is associated in some way with sounds.

29 Jul 2017 12:56 AM

Pak prosecutor asks Christians to convert to Islam to avoid conviction

Around 42 Christians have been charged for lynching two men after two suicide bombings targeted a Sunday Mass in two churches in Lahore.

31 Mar 2017 3:13 PM

Mystic Mantra: The Divine Reality

Three Semitic religions— Islam, Christianity and Judaism— share a common belief in the origin of mankind.

21 Feb 2017 1:20 AM