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Religious beliefs and attitudes to moral issues and to current issues in the Church of England (1356)

Type of Data: Religious beliefs and attitudes to moral issues and to current issues in the Church of England (1356)

Faith Community: Christianity (Church of England)

Date: 2001, Autumn-2002, Spring

Geography: England

Sample Size: 1741 clergy (46% response) and 1910 laity (76% response)

Population: Church of England clergy and laity

Keywords: Abortion, atonement, bishops, business plan, church attendance, church growth, churchmanship, Church of England, church unity, clergy, clergy time, condoms, confidence in ministry, contraception, creed, divorce, email, Eucharist, euthanasia, faith schools, finance, God, God’s closeness, Holy Spirit, homosexuality, Jesus Christ, lay ministry, leadership, Methodist Church, miracles, morning after pill, ordination of divorcees, ordination of women, Orthodox Churches, pastoral care, patronage, pensions, Pope, practising homosexuals, pressure points, priests, Resurrection, Roman Catholic Church, salvation, schools, Section 28, services, stipends, synodical government, Trinity, Universal Pastor, Virgin Birth, way of salvation, women bishops, workload, worship

Collection Method: Self-completion postal questionnaire

Collection Agency: Christian Research

Sponsor: Cost of Conscience

Published Source:

  • The Times, 29 June, 31 July and 6 September 2002
  • Church Times, 5 July and 2 August 2002
  • Daily Telegraph, 31 July and 6 September 2002
  • New Directions, Vol. 5, No. 86, July 2002, pp. 17-19, Vol. 5, No. 87, August 2002, Vol. 5, No. 88, September 2002, pp. 17-20
  • Peter Brierley, The Mind of Anglicans: What Church of England Clergy and Laity Think About a Wide Range of Aspects of Church Life and Ministry  The Results of a Survey Carried Out by Christian Research in 2002, London: Christian Research, 2003
  • Robbie Low and Francis Gardom, Believe It or Not! What Church of England Clergy Actually Believe, London: Christian Research, 2003
  • UK Christian Handbook: Religious Trends, No. 4, 2003/2004, ed. Peter Brierley, London: Christian Research, 2003, p. 5.7

    BRIN ID: 1356


    Posted by: Clive D. Field

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