Beyond Belief

Beyond Belief

Religion and Science in Schools

Since Darwin published The Origin of Species, there has been a perceived battle between science and religion. It was...

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The Dalai Lama

This year, the Dalai Lama celebrated his 85th Birthday. He is one of the world's most prominent religious leaders and...

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Virgin Mary

Christmas is often a time of celebration and reflection. A time of sitting by the Christmas tree, eating and...

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Beethoven's Spirituality

Born into a musical family in Bonn towards the end of the 18th century, Ludwig van Beethoven became one of the...

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Grief

The Covid-19 pandemic has had an impact on people's lives in so many ways including the way we are able to say...

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Debt

Britain is in the midst of a huge Debt Crisis. Recent research by a debt charity has found that household borrowing...

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Religion and Soap Operas

Since the nation was introduced to the likes of Elsie Tanner and Ken Barlow in the northern town of Weatherfield...

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Prayer

There is evidence that, since the outbreak of the Covid-19 pandemic, more people are turning to prayer. Is this a...

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Hong Kong

In 1997 Britain handed sovereignty of Hong Kong to the Chinese and for the first few years, the Basic Law that came...

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The US Presidential Election

There is no doubt that religion plays a large part in US Presidential Elections. Donald Trump is supported by the...

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Rosh Hashanah

Later this week, from Friday to Sunday, Jews around the world will celebrate Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish New Year. It...

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The Mayflower

Four hundred years ago, a group of 102 passengers and 30 crew set sail from Plymouth for the New World. Their journey...

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The Face

Because of Covid-19, we now have to cover our faces with masks which means that we are becoming more anonymous. In...

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Bathing

If you are a follower of one the main religions, it is more than likely that you will have undergone a bathing...

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Animal Farm

George Orwell’s allegorical novel ‘Animal Farm’ was first published on 17th August 1945 and has...

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Marriage

There are growing reports of couples opting for private wedding ceremonies or even resorting to marrying online...

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Dieting

During the lockdown, with gyms shut and exercise outdoors restricted, social media is littered with anecdotes of...

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Wordsworth

2020 marks 250 years since the birth of William Wordsworth, one of England's most celebrated poets. Wordsworth and...

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Religion Online

Covid-19 has had us all scrambling to adapt to life in lockdown. But the period of lockdown also coincided with a...

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Reincarnation

At some point in our lives, most of us will have wondered about what happens after death: is there an afterlife or is...

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