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Counting Religion in Britain, October 2017

Counting Religion in Britain, No. 25, October 2017 features 35 new sources. It can be read in full below. Alternatively, you can download the PDF version: No 25 October 2017 OPINION POLLS Global views on religion Great Britain has again emerged … Continue reading

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Jesus Test and Other News

  The Jesus test Jesus Christ is not often dragged into the contemporary British political arena, but, when He is, people tend to ask what He would do or think about a current situation (or, in a few cases, even … Continue reading

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Religious Self-Identification and Other News

  Religious self-identification The current issue of Religion (Vol. 44, No. 3, 2014) is a special theme issue on ‘Making Sense of Surveys and Censuses: Issues in Religious Self-Identification’, guest-edited by Abby Day and Lois Lee. It contains a number … Continue reading

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Anglican Church Growth and Other News

Anglican church growth The Church of England’s ambitious 18-month research programme into numerical church growth, sponsored by the Spending Plans Task Group accountable to the Archbishops’ Council and Church Commissioners, is nearing its end, and findings are beginning to be … Continue reading

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Remembering Methodism’s Great War Dead

Today is Remembrance Sunday and the ninety-fourth Armistice Day since hostilities in the Great War ended on 11 November 1918. Some 6,146,574 Britons served with the armed forces during the conflict, of whom 722,785 were killed, 1,676,037 were wounded, and … Continue reading

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Some Historical Religious Statistics

Although much of BRIN’s focus, and probably the majority of our reader interest, lies in the area of contemporary British religious statistics, we continue to delve into historical data and will periodically feature them in our posts. Here are three … Continue reading

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