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Counting Religion in Britain, February 2018

Counting Religion in Britain, No. 29, February 2018 features 18 new sources. It can be read in full below. Alternatively, you can download the PDF version: No 29 February 2018 OPINION POLLS Female suffrage anniversary To commemorate the then impending … Continue reading

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Counting Religion in Britain, December 2017

Counting Religion in Britain, No. 27, December 2017 features 24 new sources. It can be read in full below. Alternatively, you can download the PDF version: No 27 December 2017 OPINION POLLS Perils of perception The latest Ipsos global Perils of … Continue reading

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Counting Religion in Britain, October 2015

We are pleased to announce that the migration of the British Religion in Numbers (BRIN) website to its new platform has now taken place, and we are in a position to recommence posting of content to the site. We wish … Continue reading

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Bible Versus Darwin and Other News

  Bible versus Darwin Given a list of 30 books, and invited to select three which they considered to be most valuable to humanity (as opposed to having read or enjoyed), 37% of the 2,044 adult Britons recently questioned by … Continue reading

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Clergy Voices and Other News

  Clergy voices A majority (54%) of Anglican clergy thinks the Church of England should retain its current established status, seemingly without modification, according to the first results from a YouGov survey commissioned by Professor Linda Woodhead of Lancaster University … Continue reading

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Women in the Church and Other News

  Women in the Church Prompted by the recent debate (and decisive vote) about women bishops in the Church of England’s General Synod, Opinium Research resolved to test public opinion about several facets of the role of women in the … Continue reading

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Christmas and Other Themes

The Christmas season always seems to inspire some light-hearted as well as serious research, and our post today includes festive examples of both genres, plus a few other statistical news stories which have come to hand in the past week … Continue reading

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What Anglicans (and others) think about homosexuality and disestablishment

Earlier today, the Church of England responded to the Government’s proposals to introduce same-sex marriage. In view of the discussion generated by the response, it is worth examining what Anglicans themselves think about gay relationships. BRIN correspondent Ben Clements, based at the University of Leicester, has recently looked at data from the British Social Attitudes surveys and the European Values Surveys to see how attitudes to homosexual relationship have changed over the past three decades or so. Continue reading

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Loyal Subjects

Churchgoing Christians are mostly (81%) convinced that there is such a thing as a ‘British’ identity, and they retain a strong sense of commitment to the monarchy in general, and the present Queen in particular, according to a Cpanel survey … Continue reading

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