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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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Census Christians

‘UK residents who think of themselves as Christian show very low levels of Christian belief and practice’ and ‘are overwhelmingly secular in their attitudes on a range of issues from gay rights to religion in public life’, according to research … Continue reading

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Spirituality in the Ascendant?

Spirituality and mystical beliefs are taking over from religion in Britain, according to the spin being put on the results of a new poll. It was commissioned to support a major marketing and publicity campaign launched by HarperCollins on 17 … Continue reading

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Ipsos Global @dvisor Surveys Religion

Forced to choose, no fewer than 71% of Britons contend that ‘religious beliefs promote intolerance, exacerbate ethnic divisions, and impede social progress in developing and developed nations alike’. Only 29% say the polar opposite, that ‘religion provides the common values … Continue reading

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21st Century Evangelicals

According to a large-scale survey of churchgoing published by Tearfund in 2007, there are approximately two million evangelical Christians in the UK. Hitherto, we have had only limited insights into their profile and attitudes. We now know a great deal … Continue reading

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‘Religious Swearwords’

The ancient common law offences of blasphemy and blasphemous libel, which made it illegal to insult Christianity, were abolished two and a half years ago in England and Wales by Section 79 of the Criminal Justice and Immigration Act 2008. … Continue reading

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