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.

 


Make suds not war

by Jenny Taylor - 19th September 2013

Bishop ThomasPreparing my speech for tonight at the National Liberal Club in London, where we are hosting our first event with foreign policy think tank, Henry Jackson Society, on Reporting the Middle East.

And even as I read to myself the story I intend to start with, I’m tearing up.  Goodness this work snags at your heart.

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Women at work: British achievers confound the theologians

by Jenny Taylor - 1st August 2013

Heather PayneRESEARCH condemns the church’s failure to take Christian women in secular jobs more seriously

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'Phenomenally skewed': UK's top Copt slates media coverage of the Egyptian revolution

by Jenny Taylor - 23rd July 2013

Bishop Angaelos'The Media is trying to direct events, not report them', says Bishop Angaelos

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Featured Publication

  • Allah: A Christian Response

    Miroslav Volf constructs his argument that the God of the Bible and the Qur’an are the same in splendid isolation from Islamic theology and jurisprudence.  This is a book born not out of fear, but out of fear of excluding the other.