Category Archives: Religion

Theatre Review: Bangla Brummies by Murad Khan

‘Bangla Brummies’ is a comedy written by Bangladeshi theatre activist and writer, Murad Khan. The action is set in Birmingham but alternates between life in the 1970s and the present, following the stories of two Muslim Bangladeshi bachelor friends, Malik … Continue reading

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The magic of the scriptures?

The Holy Scriptures tell us: * that some of the night celestial bodies in the sky are a deception and not really there (Hezekiah 3:4) * that our beings came from the heavens and we lived many lives over (Ishmael … Continue reading

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Am I Charlie? The Problem of maintaining a moderate view

  ‘Je suis Charlie’ – I am Charlie – is the rallying call in Europe and even around the world but … am I Charlie? Can I really identify with the men who died and what they stood for? And … Continue reading

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The Monster Blanket

My daughter came back from a camp for TCKs (Third Culture Kids) today. She loved the time away and made important new and special friendships with other teenagers who know just what it is to live in your ‘passport country’ … Continue reading

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Protected: An Adventure in Rangamati (or How to gatecrash a Chakma wedding and get away with it) – Part Three

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