The world has re-invented itself over and over since the miseries of the Middle Ages. While medieval families lived off bread and scraps of meat, we now enjoy dishes from all corners of the globe, delivered to our doorstep.
The women who have contributed to the exhibition highlight a diverse cross-section of all the different cultures, faiths and backgrounds within Israeli society.
‘Glimpses of hope are so important’: Stockport Bishop hopes to be a role model for all – not just women
After serving over a year as the first female Bishop to be ordained by the Church of England, Bishop of Stockport Libby Lane admits that even now, the levels and variety of interest in her never fail to surprise her.
‘Everything is a manifestation of God’: Manchester writer creating book to teach children 99 Names of Allah
A campaign launched to fund a new book that teaches children about Islam and The 99 Names of Allah has reached its target, but the author has no intention of stopping now.
Moral of the story: Religion no more effective than any other source of morality, says Manchester University expert
Research published by a University of Manchester Sociology academic has revealed that Europeans remain just as moral despite the continuing fall of religion.
The ‘minor changes’ to GCSE and A-level exam timetables to accomodate Muslim students fasting for Ramadan is not Islam being given special privilege in the UK, says a Rochdale commentator.
A Manchester man transformed by newfound faith has spent years helping some of Rwanda’s poorest villagers, hoping that his latest endeavour can help give the country and its children a life away from its harrowing past.
‘Orthodox priests’ strike a pose for NSFW homoerotic calendar to fight Russia’s oppression of LGBT people
A homoerotic calendar is arousing the intrigue of people across the globe thanks to the stunning photography of muscular, almost naked models wearing symbols of the Orthodox religion – including one who looks an awful lot like a certain Russian ruler.
‘Faith is my anchor, it kept me from drowning’: Manchester shares stories for World Mental Health Day
Today is World Mental Health Day and, with one in four adults suffering from some form of mental illness, now is the time to start talking about it.
‘Too much anti-Semitic abuse’: GMP’s swift arrests after tram stop hate crime a comfort to Jewish community
Detectives investigating an anti-Semitic assault in Bowker Vale have made a further arrest.
Moving heaven and earth! Would Manchester parents baptise kids to get them to pearly gates of top schools?
MM takes to the streets to find out what Manchester feels about parents baptising their children to get them into better schools.