Law and religion round-up – 8th January

Jan 8, 2017 by

from Law & Religion UK: Religious observance in Scottish schools The Times reports (£) that an online poll by YouGov for its Scottish edition has found that (55 per cent of Scots believes that children should not be made to participate in religious observance at school. 38 per cent of all...

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Doing Good: A future for Christianity

Dec 26, 2016 by

from Theos: Today we’re publishing our ten year anniversary report. It’s a few months late – it should have appeared in early November – but what’s a month here or there when you’re talking about a decade? Those blessed souls who have been following us since the dark days of 2006, when the New...

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British Christians held back by ‘cultural’ embarrassment about talking about faith – African-born bishop

Dec 21, 2016 by

by John Bingham Telegraph: British Christians need help to overcome a “cultural” embarrassment about speaking to others about their faith, the Church of England’s first ever Nigerian-born bishop has said. Dr Karowei Dorgu, a former GP now ministering as a London vicar, has been...

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BBC One’s festive schedule to feature most religious programming in four decades

Dec 21, 2016 by

by Patrick Foster, Telegraph: The BBC’s Christmas Day schedules will feature the highest amount of religious programming in four decades, according to an analysis of yuletide television throughout the ages. Families who settle down in front of BBC One on December 25 will notice a huge rise in...

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If You Don’t ‘Get’ Religion, You Can’t ‘Get’ America or the World

Dec 16, 2016 by

by David French, National Review: Honesty is a wonderful thing. Last week, during an interview with Terry Gross, New York Times executive editor Dean Baquet made a welcome confession: I want to make sure that we are much more creative about beats out in the country so that we understand that anger...

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May must act to defend the right of Christians to speak up

Dec 15, 2016 by

by Caroline Farrow, The Conservative Woman: Oh how my heart sung the other week, when Theresa May mounted a robust defence of Christianity in Parliament. She even went so far as to state that “our Christian heritage is something we should be proud of”. You wouldn’t have heard any of her last four...

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