Mean-spirited and whiney, bossy and smug. This fairytale moralist is just too much for Myra Zepf
Examinations set at evangelical Christian schools in the UK equate evolution with Nazism and teach children that man co-existed with dinosaurs. Some of these schools receive government funding. Jonny Scaramanga, who was educated within this system, argues it must stop
The government wants the Catholic Church to step in to save England's failing schools. James Gray looks at the latest threat to secular education
For distant observers, the macabre appeal of the infamous Kansas church tends to lie in the abuse it hurls at those it hates. But the story of how one member walked away reminds us that the victims of fundamentalism are often those on the inside.
Who could have predicted it? When the Texas Legislature passed a law in 2007 recommending that schools teach more about the influence of the Bible on history and literature, who could have imagined this would lead to the teaching of young-earth creationism and biblical racism in classrooms? Everyone, that's who.
Buddhism is often seen as the acceptable face of religion, lacking a celestial dictator and full of Eastern wisdom. But Dale DeBakcsy, who worked for nine years in a Buddhist school, says it's time to think again
London’s new “atheist church” is a good start, but if non-belief is going to start building actual communities to rival or replace religion, it’s time to get serious says Alom Shaha
Hundreds of children every year are being forced to marry against their will. What is being done to stop it? Sarah Ditum reports
As AC Grayling’s New College of the Humanities enrols its first intake, Caspar Melville asks our most prominent humanist what prompted his most controversial venture
The religious culture wars have a new battleground. Is male circumcision a harmless ethnic signifier or the infliction of genuine harm on a child? Toby Lichtig reports