Counting Religion in Britain, August 2019

Counting Religion in Britain, No. 47, August 2019 features 15 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 47 August 2019

OPINION POLLS

  • Spring 2019 Eurobarometer: what value do we place on religion?
  • School assemblies: should they include acts of religious worship?
  • Religion in schools: views and experiences of teachers
  • Support for vulnerable children overseas correlated with frequency of churchgoing
  • Political and diplomatic fallout from the defeat of Islamic State’s caliphate
  • ComRes polling on attitudes to Islam and Islamophobia
  • Enhancing the visitor experience? Rochester Cathedral and that mini-golf course

FAITH ORGANIZATION STUDIES

  • Burying Traditions: Co-operative Funeralcare’s latest report on funeral trends
  • Normalising Hatred: Tell MAMA Annual Report, 2018

OFFICIAL AND QUASI-OFFICIAL STATISTICS

  • Mode of solemnization of marriages in Scotland, 2018 – the rise of Humanism
  • Religious Studies GCE A Level
  • Religious Studies GCSE Level
  • Scottish qualifications in Religious Studies

ACADEMIC STUDIES

  • Bertelsmann Stiftung Religion Monitor III, 2017: the politics of religious pluralism
  • Recent publications on religious psychology co-authored by Professor Leslie Francis

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Counting Religion in Britain, June 2019

Counting Religion in Britain, No. 45, June 2019 features 15 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 45 June 2019

OPINION POLLS

  • Conservative Party, Muslims, and Islamophobia: the views of Party members
  • Terrorism in London: YouGov poll for the Mayor’s Office for Policing and Crime

FAITH ORGANIZATION STUDIES

  • Allchurches Trust survey of children’s and young people’s ministry in UK and Ireland
  • Church of England’s digital outreach: LentPilgrim and EasterPilgrim reflections, 2019
  • Three years’ worth of Church of England national safeguarding data
  • British Sikh Report, 2019

OFFICIAL AND QUASI-OFFICIAL STATISTICS

  • Gift Aid payments made to charitable sectors, 2014/15 to 2018/19
  • Religious profession of UK-domiciled university students in England
  • Religious affiliation of Scottish Government workforce, March 2019

ACADEMIC STUDIES

  • Understanding Unbelief Programme: interim findings about atheists and agnostics
  • ESRC research grant to open up UK Gallup opinion poll data for 1945-91
  • Parental right of withdrawal of children from religious education in English schools

NEW DATASETS

  • UK Data Service, SN 8461: Annual Population Survey, January-December 2018
  • UK Data Service, SN 8464: Crime Survey for England and Wales, 2017-2018
  • UK Data Service, SN 8466: Wellcome Global Monitor, 2018

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Counting Religion in Britain, May 2019

Counting Religion in Britain, No. 44, May 2019 features 19 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 44 May 2019

OPINION POLLS

  • European Union Parliamentary election: Lord Ashcroft’s post-voting poll in Britain
  • YouGov-Cambridge Globalism Project: favourability towards world religions
  • YouGov tests level of public understanding of the month of Ramadan, just as it starts
  • Charitable donations to religious causes: findings from the 2019 UK Giving report
  • Spiritual/religious preparations left out of readiness to die planning, ComRes finds
  • London’s skyline: Londoners express appreciation of St Paul’s Cathedral
  • Anti-Semitism and the Labour Party: YouGov polling for the Jewish Chronicle

FAITH ORGANIZATION STUDIES

  • Church Commissioners for England annual report for 2018
  • Scottish Episcopal Church statistics for 2018
  • Methodist Church of Great Britain statistics for 2018
  • Baptist Union of Great Britain statistics for 2018
  • Religious Society of Friends (Quakers) in Britain tabular statement for 2018
  • British Union Conference of Seventh-day Adventists statistics for 2008-18
  • Hymns drop out of the top 10 funeral play list, according to Co-operative Funeralcare
  • Child sexual abuse in religious contexts: IICSA report from the Truth Project

ACADEMIC STUDIES

  • Catholic lapsation since Vatican II: Britain and the United States compared
  • Student chaplaincy in UK universities
  • British Academy probe into future of theology and religious studies in UK universities

PEOPLE NEWS

  • Professor Ernest (Kopul) Krausz (1931-2018), pioneering Jewish sociologist

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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

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Counting Religion in Britain, March 2019

Counting Religion in Britain, No. 42, March 2019 features 15 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 42 March 2019

OPINION POLLS

  • Crossing religious divides: multinational survey by Ipsos for the BBC
  • Humanist weddings: Humanists UK’s new poll and analysis of Scottish divorce data
  • Self-understanding of anti-Semitism: Deltapoll for Jewish Chronicle
  • Jews, political parties, and anti-Semitism: Survation poll for Jewish Leadership Council
  • YouGov@Cambridge tracker on Islam’s perceived compatibility with British values
  • Islamic State: YouGov polling on the death of Shamima Begum’s son

FAITH ORGANIZATION STUDIES

  • European Jewish Demographic Unit established by Institute for Jewish Policy Research

OFFICIAL AND QUASI-OFFICIAL STATISTICS

  • Mode of solemnization of marriages in England and Wales in 2016
  • Report on diversity of candidates and elected officials in Great Britain

ACADEMIC STUDIES

  • The Bible and digital millennials: new survey-based research from CODEC
  • Religion and Brexit: evidence from the 2016 British Election Study Referendum Panel
  • Gender differences in religion and spirituality among technical and health professionals
  • Muslim perceptions of discrimination in Western Europe: revisiting 2006 Pew data

NEW DATASET

  • UK Data Service, SN 8450: British Social Attitudes Survey, 2017

PEOPLE NEWS

  • Revd Professor David Alfred Martin, FBA (1929-2019)

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Counting Religion in Britain, February 2019

Counting Religion in Britain, No. 41, February 2019 features 20 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 41 February 2019

OPINION POLLS

  • Multinational surveys of attitudes towards major world religions
  • Pew Global Attitudes Survey, 2018 – international concerns, including ISIS
  • Three surveys on consequences of the erosion of the ISIS caliphate
  • Hope Not Hate’s report on State of Hate, 2019
  • YouGov/Jewish Labour Movement survey of anti-Semitism and the Labour Party
  • Darwin Day poll – belief in evolution and knowledge of Charles Darwin
  • Religious affiliation
  • Londoners’ interactions with people from different backgrounds
  • Popularity of religious education and other subjects with older teenagers

FAITH ORGANIZATION STUDIES

  • Ozanne Foundation’s National Faith and Sexuality Survey, 2018
  • Women speakers on Christian conference platforms in 2018
  • Church Army Research Unit report on Messy Church
  • Census of Catholic schools and colleges in England and Wales
  • Projections of demand for places in state-funded Jewish secondary schools in London
  • Community Security Trust’s anti-Semitic incidents report, 2018
  • Anti-Semitism in the Labour Party

OFFICIAL AND QUASI-OFFICIAL STATISTICS

  • Latest Food Standards Agency statistics of ‘religious’ slaughter of animals

ACADEMIC STUDIES

  • Research in the Social Scientific Study of Religion
  • Ethnic minority voters in the 2015 general election
  • Emergence of the quantitative society – in the long eighteenth century

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Counting Religion in Britain, December 2018

Counting Religion in Britain, No. 39, December 2018 features 20 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 39 December 2018

OPINION POLLS

  • The Times end-of-year religion poll
  • Eurobarometer: valuing religion
  • Understanding religious festivals
  • Christmas carols
  • Religious education in schools
  • Racial bias
  • Perils of perception, 2018
  • Islam and British society
  • Sexual violence

FAITH ORGANIZATION STUDIES

  • Faith schools and school choice
  • Barna’s Pastor Poll
  • Jewish brain drain
  • European Union survey of anti-Semitism

OFFICIAL AND QUASI-OFFICIAL STATISTICS

  • Census of population, England and Wales, 2021

ACADEMIC STUDIES

  • Marriage law: religious elements in civil marriage
  • Religious education teachers
  • Anglican self-identity
  • Anglican clerical burnout
  • Violence against Anglican clergy

PEOPLE NEWS

  • Ben Clements: research grant to survey Catholics

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Counting Religion in Britain, November 2018

Counting Religion in Britain, No. 38, November 2018 features 20 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 38 November 2018

OPINION POLLS

  • Trust in clergy and priests
  • Trust in religious leaders and other matters
  • Clergy as lawmakers
  • Child sexual abuse
  • Religion and sex
  • Church social action
  • Christmas traditions
  • Religion in Europe
  • Anti-Semitism

FAITH ORGANIZATION STUDIES

  • Christians making a difference
  • Church of England social action
  • Church of England statistics for mission
  • Church of England digital report
  • Church of England gender pay gap
  • Distance to church
  • Jewish charity

OFFICIAL AND QUASI-OFFICIAL STATISTICS

  • National barometer of prejudice

ACADEMIC STUDIES

  • Anglican church growth
  • Muslims and education

PEOPLE NEWS

  • Ceri Peach (1939-2018)

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