Jenny Taylor

An established media professional, academic and writer, she trained with Yorkshire Post Newspapers and became the first race reporter in the Westminster Press Group, disconcertingly finding herself interviewing her heartthrob Cat Stevens, just after he became Yusuf Islam. She has travelled widely seeing the work of civil society organizations all over Asia and Africa at first hand. She is an expert on the connection between faith and culture, on which she has addressed parliamentary and Commonwealth gatherings. Her doctorate is from SOAS in London on Islam and secularization.


Arming Libyans: Time for a Religious Freedom Test?

by Jenny Taylor - 15th April 2011

This article first appeared as a Guardian Comment here

An odd thing happened at the Frontline Club the other night.  In a discussion about the ‘new world order’ following the Arab uprisings, and the vexed question of whom to support as traditional allegiances shift and break, a woman at the back of the audience suddenly spoke up: What about a religious freedom test?

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UN campaigners sense victory is near over 'right to believe'

by Jenny Taylor - 23rd March 2011

Evangelicals still nervous at ‘incitement’ clause

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Greater love has no man than this...

by Jenny Taylor - 23rd February 2011

President Obama has awarded the Medal of Freedom to the wife of slain optometrist Tom Little, who spent 30 years in Afghanistan.

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