Thanks to Alex Webb-Peploe for this link – fascinating article from the Sunday Times – about the impact that Bishop Michael Nazir-Ali is having, and the similarities with Mary Whitehouse, although the main difference being that Nazir-Ali is getting more of a hearing and respect than Whitehouse ever did.
No more retreat – the right finds its moral nerve by Minette Marrin
This comes in the week when Nazir-Ali’s controversial and oft-derided remarks (about there being no-go areas for non Muslims in Britain) seem to have been proved true. Two church leaders in Birmingham have been accused of hate crimes for leafleting and visiting in a ‘Muslim area’. See Faith Central’s Is Preaching a Hate Crime?