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Teaching Christianity and Other News

Today’s round-up of religious news highlights poll data in support of the improved teaching of religious education (RE) in schools and presents a gender breakdown of last week’s vote on women bishops in the Church of England’s General Synod. Teaching … Continue reading

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After General Synod, Religion and Health

In today’s news round-up, BRIN covers a poll of public attitudes to current issues in the Church of England, following General Synod’s narrowest of rejections of women bishops, and some interesting research into the relationships between religion and health. Church … Continue reading

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Minority Ethnic Anglicans

The Church of England has made only slow progress in the area of ethnic diversity, and ‘it is clearly lagging behind’ society as a whole and missing a significant theological and missiological opportunity. That is the key message of Unfinished … Continue reading

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Church of England General Synod Elections

The General Synod is the national assembly of the Church of England. It came into being in 1970 under the Synodical Government Measure 1969, replacing an earlier body known as the Church Assembly. It comprises three houses: Bishops, Clergy and … Continue reading

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