Factsheets

Factsheet: Islam in Britain

September 13, 2021

There are at least 3.3m Muslims living in the UK, and British Islam is home to a wide variety of traditions, streams, and denominations, many informed by the places where Muslim communities initially emigrated from
Factsheet: QAnon

August 1, 2021

The QAnon phenomenon started with anonymous posts that a global child abuse ring was being run by the world’s elites. It now claims 16 million followers in the USA and unquantifiable support in Britain.
Factsheet: Sexuality timeline in the Church of England

July 16, 2021

The Church of England is currently locked in increasingly bitter internal debate over LGBT issues and same-sex marriage. This is the culmination of decades of wrangling and discussion, which began more than half a century ago, with no clear resolution yet in sight
Factsheet: Conversion therapy

June 25, 2021

What is conversion therapy, and why is it so controversial? Explore with our factsheet by Professor Michael King of UCL
Factsheet: The Church of England

March 29, 2021

The Church of England is England's national "established" Christian denomination. It split from the Catholic Church in the 16th century and today, despite decades of decline, its parishes still cover every inch of England and its institutions remain deeply embedded in national life
Factsheet: Druids

March 26, 2021

Druidry is a contemporary movement which takes inspiration from the beliefs and practices of the religious leaders in Iron Age European society, known as druids. Modern druidry began in the 18th century during a revival of interest in ancient druids, of which almost nothing is actually known with any historical certainty

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