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IFN Statement regarding events in Norway

The Inter-Faith Network for the UK has issued a statement following the events in Norway last Friday.  The Northern Ireland Inter-Faith Forum is a member of the Inter-Faith Network of the UK The statement can be found here.

IFN eBulletin July 2011

Click here to read the Inter Faith Network eBulletin for July 2011.

Cohesion, Sharing and Integration - Final Response

Cohesion, Sharing and Integration

The Northern Ireland Inter-Faith Forum and Inter-Faith North/West have made a joint submission to the Office of the First Minister and deputy First Minister on the consultation document for a programme on Cohesion, Sharing and Integration.

 The response can be viewed here.

Two Publications

Two publications

This month marks two new academic publications. The first is in Zygon (vol. 46, no. 2, June 2011), a US-based journal catering for issues relating to science and religion. The title of the article is DARWIN AND THE HINDU TRADITION:

“DOES WHAT GOES AROUND COME AROUND?” For further information see the Abstract (attached) or view the Zygon website. A pre-proof copy can also be emailed on request.

Also just published by the ISPCK in Delhi are my Cambridge Teape-Westcott lectures commemorating Charles Darwin’s Bicentenary, entitled DARWIN, SCIENCE AND THE INDIAN TRADITION, and can be obtained for £7 per copy (which includes mailing from Delhi to the UK plus UK postage) by sending a cheque made out to me at the address below. The following gives a brief account of the main ideas in the lectures:

Read more: Two Publications

Cohesion, Sharing and Integration - Response

Cohesion, Sharing and Integration - Response

At the meeting of the Inter-Faith Forum on 13th October there was a very lively discussion about the consultation document on cohesion, sharing and integration.

The draft response from the Inter-Faith Forum has been modified to include the range of views.

Further comments are welcome - please send them to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

The preliminary response can be downloaded from by clicking here.