• Frank Furedi
  • Frank Furedi
  • Sociologist, commentator and author
Theme: religion and belief

Don’t blame Corbyn for the rise of anti-Semitism

Labour-bashing commentators are clouding this important discussion.

Mother loses child because of her beliefs

The association of moral education with emotional harms takes idea of 'parents mess you up' in new dangerous directions.

Six lessons from the Charlie Hebdo massacre

One month on, the post-massacre love for free speech is withering.

Charlie Hebdo: Is Islam to blame?

Jihadism is the product of something far more complex than religion alone.

The question we really need to answer about young jihadists

Why do radical Islamic ideals appeal to young people who are often the beneficiaries of a relatively comfortable and secure lifestyle?

Time for some new answers to the Jewish Question

Too many Europeans are acquiescing to anti-Semitism instead of fighting it.

Oprah is wrong. Atheists can experience wonder and awe

Those who believe in God do not have a monopoly over possession of that magnificent sense of the sublime.

The intolerant crusade against circumcision

In the name of child protection, anti-faith zealots are attacking a way of life.

Atheists are more intelligent than religious people? That’s ‘sciencism’ at its worst

This study exhibits more prejudice than worthwhile research.

The bigotry of the anti-circumcision zealots

ESSAY: Today’s campaigning against circumcision is so dogmatic and intolerant it makes the old religions look enlightened in comparison.

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