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Counting Religion in Britain, October 2019

Counting Religion in Britain, No. 49, October 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 49 October 2019 … Continue reading

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Counting Religion in Britain, September 2019

Counting Religion in Britain, No. 48, September 2019 features 18 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 48 September 2019 … Continue reading

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Easter Round-Up

  Children’s Easter knowledge The Bible Society announced on 17 April 2014 that it had launched a five-day Bible Bedtime Challenge app as an Easter poll showed that children can confuse the Bible with fairy tales and fables. It commissioned … Continue reading

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Bible Literacy and Other News

Bible literacy Bible literacy in Britain is falling through the generations, according to research just released by the Bible Society, which has launched a ‘pass it on’ campaign to encourage parents and other family members to ‘pass on’ a Bible … Continue reading

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Muslim and Christian News

For a third week running, Muslims dominate the religious statistical news post-Woolwich, but we also find space for four short items on Christians. ‘Hate preachers’ The brutal murder by two Islamists of Drummer Lee Rigby on the streets of Woolwich … Continue reading

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Doctor-Assisted Suicide and Other News

Our second post of the day features four miscellaneous items of religious news. Doctor-assisted suicide Legalization of doctor-assisted suicide for terminally-ill people of sound mind, with appropriate safeguards, is endorsed by 62% of Britons aged 18 and over who profess … Continue reading

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Scottish Social Attitudes and Other News

Start your week with BRIN’s latest selection of British religious statistical news, comprising three sources of data on the contemporary scene plus a reassessment of religious belonging in the Edwardian era a century ago. Scottish Social Attitudes Survey, 2011 The … Continue reading

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Religious Education in Scottish Schools

Scottish schools are failing to make parents aware of their statutory rights concerning religious and moral education and religious observance, according to new research by YouGov for the Humanist Society Scotland, and published on 30 April 2012. One thousand Scottish … Continue reading

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Children and Pornography

Today’s Daily Mail reports that the Government may be back-tracking, on civil liberties grounds, on its commitments to introduce tough measures to protect children from access to online pornography, which would entail explicit requirements to opt into adult content. However, … Continue reading

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Western European Religion

There is no real consensus of public opinion in matters of religion, according to a new multinational poll from YouGov@Cambridge, published in connection with a symposium on the future of Europe, held at the British Academy on 15 March 2012. … Continue reading

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