Religion Category

06/04/2020

Islam

Followers of Islam (Muslims), first arrived in the UK from the Indian sub-continent some 300 years ago.…

15/03/2020

Jediism

By 2001 there had been four ‘Star Wars’ films made in the USA and a worldwide fanbase…

17/02/2020

Congregationalism

The idea of Congregationalism is that Protestants do not need a hierarchy of clergy standing between them…

16/01/2020

Humanism

Humanism in the UK is a collection of atheistic ideas promoted by an organisation which began as…

23/12/2019

Calvinistic Methodists

In 1735, two young men from mid-Wales, Howell Harris (1714-73) and Daniel Rowland (1713-90) joined the Church…

07/12/2019

The Church of Ireland

The Church of Ireland covers both Ireland and Northern Ireland, since it was established long before the…

18/11/2019

Rastafari

Marcus Garvey (1887-1940) was a political activist who gave Afro-Jamaicans a prediction in 1920 ~  that a…

02/11/2019

Buddhism

The 2,500-year-old practice of Buddhism first came to Britain from Asia in the late nineteenth century. The…

17/10/2019

Wicca

Wicca, also known as ‘The Craft (of the Wise)’, owes its modern surge in popularity to Lancashire-born…

08/10/2019

Unitarianism

More of a theological movement than a religion, Unitarianism began in eastern Europe after the Reformation. Its…

16/09/2019

The Archbishops of Canterbury and York

The two Archbishops are the most senior members of the Church of England. Of the two, the…

30/08/2019

St. Columba

St. Columba (521-97) was born into the Irish aristocracy and was educated at a Christian monastery, after…