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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 … Continue reading

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Counting Religion in Britain, November 2015

Counting Religion in Britain, No. 2, November 2015 features no fewer than 41 new sources. It can be read in full below. Alternatively, you can download the PDF version: No 2 November 2015 OPINION POLLS – GENERAL Religious affiliation ORB … Continue reading

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A Baker’s Dozen of Religious Statistics

   Civil and religious marriages A press release from the University of Oxford on 21 July 2015 highlighted the relentless decline in the number of marriages in England and Wales which are legally solemnized in religious ceremonies. They now account … Continue reading

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Welcome to 2013

Welcome to 2013! All of us at BRIN wish our readers every success and happiness in the New Year. We thank you for using our website (there have been over 360,000 page views to date). We sincerely hope that not … Continue reading

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Religious Christmas Cards

Supermarkets have become ‘ashamed’ of selling Christmas cards with religious themes, some Christian leaders have claimed in response to a survey published in today’s Daily Mail which showed that only 0.5% of 6,576 cards sold individually and 5.0% of 1,337 … Continue reading

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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

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Church and State

The recent Royal Wedding, between Prince William and Catherine Middleton (now the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge), gave rise to extensive opinion polling on the subject of British attitudes to the monarchy, and a few of these surveys touched on … Continue reading

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‘Onward Pagan Soldiers’ (Daily Mail)

On 5 April 2010, we reported on ‘Religion in the Armed Forces’, based on an annual census of religious profession carried out by the Defence Analytical Services and Advice section of the Ministry of Defence (MoD). The religious groupings used … Continue reading

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