A new in-depth analysis of voting data by the think tank Theos shows for the first time in the UK the relationship between religion and politics in Britain (more…)
Posts Tagged ‘religion’
Despite Easter being the most important Christian festival, which commemorates the crucifixion and resurrection of Jesus Christ, most Christians in Britain and several European countries surveyed by YouGov will not be attending church services over the Easter weekend. (more…)
Recently the news story that dominated the press was the newly appointed Archbishop Welby saying that ‘benefit changes will push children into poverty’ (The Guardian). Fantastic we can rejoice! This is exactly the type of thing we want to hear the church saying. This is what Christianity is all about, (more…)
Most people think that Pope Benedict XVI and leading Catholic bishops have not been influential in their societies, according to YouGov’s latest EuroTrack survey, which tracks public opinion in Britain, France, Germany, Denmark, Sweden and Finland. (more…)
New research finds American label inaccurate and inflammatory in a British context
With recent high-profile campaigns such as the Coalition For Marriage, some commentators have been quick to reach for the phrase “US-style Religious Right” to describe changes in the British political and religious landscape. (more…)
As the same sex marriage debate rumbles on it is worth pointing out that traditional marriage is not sexist or genderist as any eligible man or woman in the UK can marry any eligible person of the opposite sex.
Marriage is therefore open to everyone. (more…)
Christians have begun fleeing the Holy Land and the West Bank and it should serve as a wake-up call to Christians around the world and Europe in particular. (more…)
Basic Instinct director Paul Verhoeven will direct a controversial film which portrays Jesus as the by-product of Mary and a Roman soldier.
Atheists and Secularists are not the only ones who miss the brilliant, eloquent and acerbicÂ tongueÂ of Christopher Hitchens in the God debate.
Professor Richard Dawkins and the National Secular Society have been under the media spotlight recently as their attack on religion intensifies.
Another wedge has been driven between the people of England & Wales and God today with the legal ruling that councils do not have the power to include prayers within their formal meetings. (more…)