Theos is a Christian think tank which believes you can’t understand the modern world without understanding religion. We seek to inform the debate about the place of religion in society, challenging ill-informed thinking through our research, events and media comment.


Believing in poetry in a secular age

Poet Michael Roberts and Canon Mark Oakley will explore the power of poetry to challenge and reframe our earthly and eternal vision.


The Mighty and the Almighty: How Political Leaders Do God

A book exploring how different Christian politicians have used (and abused) religion in their politics. Read the introduction online here.

Theos Team Blog

Is Jesus an extremist?

Following a new ComRes survey of the British public, Ben Ryan asks whether there is any place for Jesus-like extremism today

Religion in the Media

'Close to my heart': Pope sends encouragement to nun ministering to transgender people

Pope Francis encourages nun ministering to transgender people trying to escape prostitution