Counting Religion in Britain, April 2019

Counting Religion in Britain, No. 43, April 2019 features 21 new sources of British religious statistics. The contents list appears below and a PDF version of the full text can be downloaded from the following link: No 43 April 2019

OPINION POLLS

  • Forgive us our trespasses: BBC and ComRes investigate the willingness to forgive sins
  • Lead us not into temptation: Populus probes the consumer market for Easter treats
  • The importance of religion: findings from the Spring 2018 Pew Global Attitudes Survey
  • Religion and the legalization of assisted dying: Populus poll for Dignity in Dying
  • Perceived traits of a ‘good’ Christian (according to YouGov panellists)
  • YouGov poll on the acceptability of godparents who do not believe in God
  • YouGov poll on public belief in science-based ‘conspiracy theories’, including creationism
  • Someone to open up to about worries or personal issues? Rarely to religious leaders
  • Rebuilding Notre-Dame de Paris after the fire: YouGov sounds out British opinions
  • Should Catholic priests be able to marry? A YouGov poll seemingly inspired by Fleabag
  • Contribution of non-Christian soldiers to British war effort during the First World War
  • Labour Party, Jeremy Corbyn, and anti-Semitism: latest ComRes poll for Jewish News
  • Multinational YouGov poll on the perceived threat posed by Islamic State
  • Accessing legal aid to challenge the revocation of Shamima Begum’s British citizenship
  • General public’s knowledge of the name for a Sikh place of worship

FAITH ORGANIZATION STUDIES

  • Churches outnumber pubs and other public buildings, National Churches Trust finds
  • Church of Scotland statistical returns for 2018
  • Divine numerology: Ted Harrison reflects on the sacred significance of numbers . . .

OFFICIAL AND QUASI-OFFICIAL STATISTICS

  • Religion by local authority and region: estimates from the Annual Population Survey
  • The religion of prisoners in England and Wales as at 31 March 2019

ACADEMIC STUDY

  • The predictors of young people’s views on the conflict between science and religion

Please note: Counting Religion in Britain is © Clive D. Field, 2019

 


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