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Brexit, the Church, and English Identity

by Greg Smith

15/03/2019 12:14

Associate Research Fellow Greg Smith delves into the complex relationship between the Church of England and English identity in the light of Brexit. With Brexit still looming (though perhaps not as soon as we had thought), the government, Parliament, the people and the church remain perplexed as to what to do and fearful of what […]


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Religious revival in Turkey and the hijab

by Yasmin Khatun Dewan

02/03/2019 08:34

William Temple Scholar Yasmin Khatun Dewan researches the British Muslim post-9/11 experience. Here, she reflects on the changing place of the headscarf in contemporary Turkish society. I am currently in Istanbul. The Muslim call to prayer regularly echoes between the domed mosques. In this historic city, Islam is far from new. Yet, on the streets, […]


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Social Policy is in Crisis

by Tina Hearn

22/02/2019 12:24

Social policy is in crisis and utilitarian ethics forms a key and too often unquestioned axis of this crisis argues William Temple Foundation Associate Research Fellow Tina Hearn. That social policy is in crisis is an oft repeated view. But given the considerable evidence, it is a contention which is difficult to refute. Take having […]


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