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Is the Church Abandoning the Rural?

by John Reader

15/10/2014 13:59

Last Thursday evening I was fortunate enough to be invited to participate in the first of the Faith Debates on the Future of the Church of England organised by Linda Woodhead and colleagues at the University Church. This opening debate was on the future of the parish system. Four distinguished speakers offered their thoughts: a […]

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Our guest blogger Dr Joyce Miller is Chair of the RE Council. All opinions expressed in this blog are the author’s own and do not necessarily represent those of the RE Council. In a recent speech at the RSA, shadow Education Secretary Tristram Hunt addressed the question ‘Who should have the power to create the […]

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Challenging Religious Studies: Part 1

by John Atherton

06/10/2014 08:39

In the first of a three part series to celebrate the publication of his landmark new book ‘Challenging Religious Studies: The Wealth, Wellbeing and Inequalities of Nations’ John Atherton introduces the key themes of his latest work. The following is an edited extract from the book’s introduction. It is published on 31 October by SCM Press. The Argument […]

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