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Spirituality and religion: what’s the difference?

‘No religion’ is steadily becoming the norm in the British population, according to Professor Linda Woodhead’s sociological research . I have referred to this before but it continues to attract attention. Here I focus on whether the meanings of the … Continue reading

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Why ‘no religion’ is the new religion

On Tuesday I attended Linda Woodhead’s lecture ‘Why “no religion” is the new religion’ at the British Academy in London. Linda is a sociologist of religion at Lancaster University and surveys how people describe their religious beliefs and affiliations. The … Continue reading

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What’s wrong with the Church of England?

– and can anything be done? At last night’s lively talk at St Brides’ Liverpool, and the equally lively discussion afterwards, Linda Woodhead presented an alternative vision of the Church of England.

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Is it a good time for liberal theology?

What does liberal theology have to offer, why does it matter, why bother defending it? How can it increase its influence? Should it get more political? These are some of the questions we discussed at Modern Church’s Council meeting on … Continue reading

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