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.

 


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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You in your small corner ... subverting bad-news-Britain

by Jenny Taylor - 26th June 2013

Amid the gathering religious gloom, and the regular hammering from the news, it is not just the roses that fling out joy heedlessly on a summer’s day. 

Modesty and the politically correct brigade mean that radical goodness is suppressed in the national discourse; but that does not mean it’s not there.  We are used to subversion being a dirty word; but subversive love is a far more potent and present force.

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