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Counting Religion in Britain, June 2017

Counting Religion in Britain, No. 21, June 2017 features 23 new sources. It can be read in full below. Alternatively, you can download the PDF version: No 21 June 2017 OPINION POLLS Religion and the general election The actual political … Continue reading

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A Fortnight in Religious Statistics

Here are ten religious statistical news stories which have come to BRIN’s attention during the past fortnight. Religious affiliation: population census (1) The Office for National Statistics (ONS) has just launched a public consultation around its initial view of the … Continue reading

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Sacred Texts and Other News

  Sacred texts The potential contribution of religious and sacred texts to the school curriculum is explored in new research published by the Bible Society on 20 November 2014. Commissioned from YouGov, it involved online interviews with samples of (a) … Continue reading

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Church Growth and Social Action

93% of Anglican clergy agree that ‘engaging with the poor and marginalised in the local area is a vital activity for a healthy church’, and yet only 44% admit that ‘tackling poverty is a fundamental part of the strategy of … Continue reading

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Christian Attitudes to Poverty

Attending church appears to do little to change people’s underlying attitudes to poverty and inequality, with no great differences between the views of churchgoers and non-churchgoers, and – in particular – sharp divergences between those of clergy and their congregations. These … Continue reading

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Child Poverty and Deprivation among Jews

The common identification of Jews with wealth is partly disproved by a new publication from the Institute for Jewish Policy Research. Written by Jonathan Boyd, Child Poverty and Deprivation in the British Jewish Community is available to download at: http://www.jpr.org.uk/downloads/JPR%20child%20poverty%20report_7.pdf … Continue reading

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