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Re-reading the Bible in Public Life

by Jo Henderson-Merrygold

29 Oct 2014

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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Challenging Religious Studies: Part 2

by John Atherton

20 Oct 2014

In the second of a three part series to celebrate the publication of his landmark new book, William Temple Foundation Associate Research Fellow John Atherton introduces the key themes of his work on religion and wellbeing. ‘Challenging Religious Studies: The Wealth, Wellbeing and Inequalities of Nations’ by John Atherton will be published on 31st October […]


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Is the Church Abandoning the Rural?

by John Reader

15 Oct 2014

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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