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Diarmaid MacCulloch

Diarmaid MacCulloch, Professor of the History of the Church at the University of Oxford, reflects on a British Academy report that theology and religious studies risk disappearing from universities ‘just at the time when we need them most’.  In an increasingly adversarial culture, graduates have an unrivalled understanding of humanity […]

June 4th, 2019|

Nicola Meyrick

Reflects on how a new journalism award will honour the importance of understanding religious

The Sandford St Martin Trust gives annual awards to promote excellent broadcasting about all faiths. This year it is introducing a new Journalism Award, saying good journalism understands that news is often complex and a true understanding or […]

April 29th, 2019|

Jayne Ozanne

Outlines concerns on ‘Living in Love and Faith’ sexuality project

Jayne Ozanne, founder director of the Ozanne Foundation, is an evangelical Christian who came out as gay in 2009. She was a founding member of the Archbishops’ Council for the Church of England (1999-2004). Her foundation works with religious organisations […]

March 26th, 2019|