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On Monday, William Temple Foundation held a gathering with over a hundred supporters and fellow travellers, in the bare brick and vaulted splendour of the People’s History Museum in Manchester. The event was entitled ‘Reclaiming the Public Space’ and aimed to do three things: remind the wider world of the 70th anniversary of Archbishop William Temple’s […]


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Challenging Religious Studies: Part 3

by John Atherton

31/10/2014 08:45

This third and final edited extract from ‘Challenging Religious Studies: The Wealth, Wellbeing and Inequalities of Nations’ consists of the concluding note or ‘Afterword’ to the book. It summarises the whole necessary approach to disciplines and experiences working together to promote the greater wellbeing of all.  Read part one and part two. Order the book […]


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Re-reading the Bible in Public Life

by Jo Henderson-Merrygold

29/10/2014 10:09

Guest blogger Jo Merrygold is an MA student in Theology and Religious Studies at the University of Leeds. She is Project Assistant for the Community Religions Project (CRP). When considering the Bible in public life, the focus, according to Peter Phillips, Director of the Centre for Biblical Literacy and Communication, is frequently on the way […]


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