Fact Sheets

Fact sheets are written by academics, journalists and commentators to explain the context and background of stories and current religious issues.

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Factsheet: Purim

By Lianne Kolirin What is Purim? After the destruction of…

Factsheet: Buddhism

Buddhism is followed by approximately 535 million people worldwide and…

Factsheet: Christmas

Christmas is one of the major annual festivals in Christianity,…

Factsheet: Hanukkah

Hanukkah is an annual eight-day Jewish religious festival which commemorates…

Factsheet: Judaism

Judaism is the first and oldest of the world’s Abrahamic…

Factsheet: Hinduism

Hinduism, whose adherents make up 15% of the global population,…

Factsheet: Islam

Islam is one of the world’s largest faiths, with an…

Factsheet: Holi

Holi is an annual festival in which Hindus celebrates the…

Factsheet: Antisemitism

Antisemitism is prejudice against Jews based on race, nationality, religion…

Faith manifestos

by Tim Wyatt [/fusion_text][fusion_text] Faith groups in the UK have…

Factsheet: Ahmadiyya

Ahmadiyya is a Muslim-derived religious movement which follows the teaching…

Hillsong Church

Hillsong Church is an Australian Evangelical “mega church” with branches…

Yoga in Britain

by Suzanne Newcombe [/fusion_text][fusion_text] OVERVIEW Yoga, which is spreading in popularity…

What is Iskcon?

by researchers at Inform [/fusion_text][fusion_text] Krishna consciousness BACKGROUND The International Society…

Islamophobia defined

by Chris Allen TOWARDS A WORKING DEFINITION The term Islamophobia was…
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