Converts Like Us is a new Rational Religion series highlighting the experiences of converts to Islam Ahmadiyya. We begin with Alex Borthwick, a physics student from the North of England, who found God in the teachings of Islam.
by Tahir Nasser Articles of this nature tend to be heavy on the opinion, sparse on the facts. So let’s start with the facts, shall we? The Facts 15% of women and girls of all ages say they have been victims of unwanted sexual behaviour on London’s public transport network, according to a survey […]
HORATIO Have after. To what issue will this come? MARCELLUS Something is rotten in the state of Denmark HORATIO Heaven will direct it (Hamlet Act 1, Scene IV, William Shakespeare) Introduction Do you remember the time before Donald Trump’s […]
“We will never have peace on this Earth so long as we have the Qur’an.” These were the words quoted by EDL founder Tommy Robinson on Tuesday morning, in a bizarre and frankly irresponsible ITV interview that featured Tommy dropping a series of bombshells on the hosts, like the fact that they hadn’t grown […]
Two co-ordinated attacks at different sites in Spain: Barcelona and Cambrils. Thirteen dead, over 100 injured, and we have heard the same words across the airwaves as we always do. “We are stronger together”. “Our thoughts and prayers are with the families and victims”. After the number of terrorist attacks that have occurred, I […]
Algeria, in the grand scheme of things, is not an old country. Liberated from French colonial power after almost a decade of war between the French government and the Algerian National Liberation Front, the new country was born in 1962, after great turmoil and strife. Young though it is, Algeria rapidly developed into a relatively […]
Ahmadi Muslims taking on the big questions with a light touch. Commentary on religion, atheism, science and society.