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Counting Religion in Britain, February 2017

Counting Religion in Britain, No. 17, February 2017 features 31 new sources. It can be read in full below. Alternatively, you can download the PDF version: No 17 February 2017 OPINION POLLS Places of worship The overwhelming majority (87%) of … Continue reading

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Counting Religion in Britain, June 2016

Counting Religion in Britain, No. 9, June 2016 features 24 new sources. It can be read in full below. Alternatively, you can download the PDF version: No 9 June 2016 OPINION POLLS – BREXIT The referendum on the United Kingdom’s … Continue reading

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Grace Davie on Religion and Other News

  Grace Davie on Religion in Britain Twenty-one years ago, in 1994, Grace Davie published her seminal Religion in Britain since 1945, a sociological account which became a standard textbook for students of the sociology of religion and contemporary British … Continue reading

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Church of England Health Check and Other News

Church of England health check Further to our post of 31 January 2014, we now note the appearance of the second and third instalments of the ‘Church Health Check’ series being run in the Church Times. In the issue for … Continue reading

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From St George to Prince George

Prince George and St George both feature in today’s round-up of religious statistical news, which contains five items. Prince George’s christening The private christening ceremony for His Royal Highness Prince George of Cambridge, which took place yesterday (23 October 2013), … Continue reading

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Money for Good and Other News

BRIN certainly cannot trump the unprecedented inauguration of new leaders of the global Catholic and Anglican communions within the same week. But, on a business-as-usual level, here are six more religious statistical stories for your edification. Money for good UK … Continue reading

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Same-Sex Relationships and the Ministry

The General Assembly of the Church of Scotland voted on Monday to continue dialogue on same-sex relationships and the ministry following consideration of the report on the subject by a Special Commission appointed in 2009. After several hours of debate, … Continue reading

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Scottish Kirk Statistics, 2010

The General Assembly of the Church of Scotland, the supreme court of the Kirk, is meeting in Edinburgh from 21 to 27 May. On the agenda is the report of the Legal Questions Committee, which includes (at appendices J-L) the … Continue reading

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More Church of England Statistics

The Church of England issued two statistics-related press releases on 28 October. The first concerned parochial finance for 2008 and licensed ministers for 2009, complementing the parochial affiliation and attendance data which were made available in February.  The financial statistics … Continue reading

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Recent Academic Journal Articles

There follow brief reports of three recent articles in academic journals. These are subscription-based, with free access only available to institutional and personal subscribers. A pay-per-view option is also offered via the relevant publisher websites. Journal of Beliefs & Values, … Continue reading

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