The Archbishop of Canterbury is not doing enough to promote Christianity, it has been claimed, after he said some parts of the religion are offensive to Muslims.

Dr Rowan Williams sent a letter to Islamic leaders this week in which he called for an alliance between the two faiths "for the common good".

He admitted that the belief in the Trinity is "difficult, sometimes offensive, to Muslims".

But the archbishop claimed Christianity and Islam can work together for a "radical, transforming, non-violent engagement" and welcomed an open letter written by Muslim religious leaders and scholars about greater understanding between the faiths.

Read the complete original version of this item...