Woolwich, alienation and belonging
After hearing Nick Clegg speak to a multi-religious audience on Friday, I went down to Woolwich. I attended Juma prayers at the local mosque, bought a peace lily at Tesco’s … Continue reading
The week in London
TUESDAY Delighted to be at the House of Lords on Tuesday (security in overdrive – day before the State Opening of Parliament) for the Syeda Fatima Interfaith Conference. Surrounded by … Continue reading
Bin Laden’s death
Two public statements today reflected my own unease on hearing of Osama bin Laden’s death in Pakistan – neither of them were Barack Obama’s. I was glad bin Laden had … Continue reading
Monoculture, what monoculture?
Faith Matters held a panel/Q&A event a couple of months ago in London (lovely venue – Royal Commonwealth Society), with Christina Patterson, columnist at the Independent; Jonathan Arkush, barrister and … Continue reading