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Census category calls divide Britain's Sikh community

Dr Jagbir Jhutti-Johal, Senior Lecturer in Sikh Studies, is quoted in The Hindu, an Indian daily newspaper, about the recent news that Sikhs may get an ethnic tick box in the 2021 Census. The topic has generated a lot of discussion within the British Sikh community and is seen as an important issue.

A conspiracy to suppress Mary Magdalene? No longer just a Dan Brown plotline

Professor Candida Moss writes for the Daily Beast about recent scholarly research that suggests there was a conspiracy to diminish the status and memory of Mary Magdalene. Professors Hugh Houghton and David Parker in the Department of Theology & Religion are also mentioned in the article.

The bloodbath at a holy shrine that launched global jihad

Professor Jocelyne Cesari is quoted in OZY in an article on the Grand Mosque of Mecca attack of 1979. Cesari argues that the year was the turning point in the rise of Saudi policy of exporting its doctrine of Wahhabi Islam all over the Muslim world.

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