Michael Nazir-Ali

Wanted: a post-Brexit vision of national life

As we leave the EU, the UK needs a moral and spiritual framework based on the Judaeo-Christian tradition to sustain our common values

Philip Pullman: siding with Satan

The fantasy writer is indebted to the Inklings, whose Christianity he rejects in favour of gnosticism

Monks, Magi and Mosques: Religion on the Silk Road

The Silk Road was a network not only for trade in goods but also in culture, ideas and religions

We Can Defeat Islamist Terror — But Not On Our Own

The West must tackle its vulnerability to extremists while urging the Muslim world to put its house in order. Is anyone out there interested?

Compassion To Refugees, Not Capitulation To Islamic State

Europeans have a duty to open their hearts to those in real need — but also to use their heads and beware of extremist infiltration

We Cannot Avoid The Battle Over Blasphemy

Why do we turn a blind eye to executions in Muslim states? After Paris, we must confront attempts to impose extreme versions of Islam in the West

Radical Islam and its Invisible Victims

From Syria and Iraq to Iran and Pakistan, Christians and other minorities are being persecuted by Islamists. Can they be stopped?

Arab Spring, Islamist Summer — What Next?

Three years after revolution first hit the Middle East, it remains unclear whether countries in the region will yet forge pluralistic democracies

Calling All Christians: Prepare For Exile

The Church need not adopt the latest secular values in order to bring the Gospel to bear on contemporary culture

Underrated: Abroad

The ravenous longing for the infinite possibilities of “otherwhere”

The king of cakes

"Yuletide revels were designed to see you through the dark days — and how dark they seem today"