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Briefing: Young, Woke & Christian

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Young Christians who feel marginalised, not listened to, powerless, and even oppressed within the church, have been given a voice in a new explosive book. In ‘Young, Woke and Christian: Words from a Missing Generation‘, 15 authors address “woke” issues, ranging from climate change and purity culture to racism and food poverty, with views that they say put them on the boundaries of church life. In this Religion Media Centre briefing, they outline their views, explain their frustration and set out their vision for change. Hosted by Sorcha Connell, the guests include:

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Report: We’re young, woke and Christian: hear our voices

“I think that the church should be encouraging its participants to be involved in political movements: it should be encouraging protest, and it should be encouraging large-scale systematic change, which recognises that these issues that create food poverty are based on different inequalities in this country”.

Anna Twomlow


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