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Mid-Year Round-Up

  Immigration and the religious landscape Were it not for immigration, the speed of secularization in England and Wales might have been even faster. That is one gloss that could be put on a report from the Office for National … Continue reading

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Muslim Voices and Other News

  Muslim voices There is no shortage of national opinion polls asking what Britons think about Islam and Muslims, but there have been relatively few surveys conducted among British Muslims in recent years. Only in the aftermath of the 9/11 … Continue reading

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Trojan Horse Plot and Other News

  Trojan horse plot Two-thirds of the British public think there is substance behind the allegations of a ‘Trojan horse’ plot whereby hardline Muslim groups have attempted to take over certain schools in Birmingham. However, opinion is divided about where … Continue reading

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Religion, Identity, and Other Issues

Church of England and Britishness Although only a tiny minority attends its services, and very many are critical of its stance on diversity issues, the majority of Britons (51%) still consider the Church of England to be important in defining … Continue reading

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From St George to Prince George

Prince George and St George both feature in today’s round-up of religious statistical news, which contains five items. Prince George’s christening The private christening ceremony for His Royal Highness Prince George of Cambridge, which took place yesterday (23 October 2013), … Continue reading

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Devil in the Detail

Eight religious statistical news stories feature in our latest miscellany, starting with a survey on belief in the Devil and ending with a public consultation on the future of the decennial population census in Britain, to which some BRIN readers … Continue reading

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National Well-Being and Other News

Today’s round-up features another poll on attitudes to Islamism post-Woolwich, in continuation of last Sunday’s blog entry. However, our lead story reports new data which contribute to the ongoing debate about whether religion promotes physical and mental well-being. National well-being … Continue reading

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Politico-Religious News

Today’s post (the 600th on BRIN in just over three years) examines three newly-released surveys which explore the intersection between religion and political issues. Same-sex marriage The Marriage (Same-Sex Couples) Bill for England and Wales has now completed the Committee … Continue reading

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Abortion and Other News

Our lead religious statistical news story today concerns the first release of data from the YouGov poll specially commissioned for the 2013 series of Westminster Faith Debates, which commences tomorrow. There will be further releases of data in connection with … Continue reading

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British Social Attitudes, 2011

The twenty-ninth report from the British Social Attitudes (BSA) Survey was published by NatCen Social Research on 17 September 2012, less than a year after the completion of the fieldwork (June-November 2011) on which it is based. As usual, the … Continue reading

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