Catriona Robertson

journeys at home and abroad

Tag Archives: religion

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

13 May 2013 · 2 Comments

Secular Europe

It’s £47.50, so probably not an impulse buy, but Lorenzo Zucca’s new book, A Secular Europe: Law and Religion in the European Constitutional Landscape is a good one*. I asked Lorenzo … Continue reading

10 January 2013 · 1 Comment

Philosophy? Wisdom? Spirituality? The Financial Times struggles to find the right word

The FT Weekend has a story this weekend on how the Minniapolis company General [Häagen-Dazs] Mills has embraced eastern philosophy – er, wisdom – no, spirituality- in a bid to … Continue reading

26 August 2012 · 1 Comment

How important to religion is belief?

If you’re religious, do you suffer reputational damage from attending a humanist or secularist event?  Or, if you’re atheist, from going to religious events?  Compared to the huge number of … Continue reading

22 October 2011 · 1 Comment

Theists and atheists

The public conversation around the place of religion in 2010 society can be knee-jerky and defensive.  I’m not convinced the Westminster Declaration does a great deal, if anything, to help … Continue reading

6 May 2010