Tag Archives: Christianophobia

A Fortnight in Religious Statistics

Here are ten religious statistical news stories which have come to BRIN’s attention during the past fortnight. Religious affiliation: population census (1) The Office for National Statistics (ONS) has just launched a public consultation around its initial view of the … Continue reading

Posted in Historical studies, Official data, Religion and Politics, Religion and Social Capital, Religious Census, Survey news | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Churchgoing in York and Other News

Herewith three news items which have come to hand during the final week of October: Churchgoing in York The churchgoing history of York from 1764 to the present day is recounted, statistically, in part II (chapter 6, pp. 113-56) of … Continue reading

Posted in church attendance, Historical studies, News from religious organisations, Survey news | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Muslim-Western Tensions – British Experiences

‘Muslim and Western publics continue to see relations between them as generally bad, with both sides holding negative stereotypes of the other.’ However, there has been ‘somewhat of a thaw in the U.S. and Europe compared with five years ago’. … Continue reading

Posted in Religion in public debate, Survey news | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 3 Comments

Is the BBC Christianophobic?

‘The BBC “is ageist and anti-Christian”: that’s the verdict of the Corporation’s OWN survey’, ran the headline over an article by Paul Revoir in yesterday’s edition of the Daily Mail, although the paper’s reporter had to confess that ‘it is … Continue reading

Posted in Organisational data, Religion in the Press | Tagged , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Perceptions of Discrimination

Today’s news includes a report that two devout Christians running a private hotel in Cornwall have been found to be in breach of the Equality Act (Sexual Orientation) Regulations 2007 for refusing to allow a gay couple to share a … Continue reading

Posted in Survey news | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments