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.


The English: Who are they and what do they want?

Profs. Robert Tombs and Michael Kenny will join us to explore the increasingly important debate about the nature of Englishness today.


The Mighty and the Almighty: Nicolas Sarkozy

Nicolas Sarkozy is back. Ben Ryan explores his ambiguous personal beliefs and his commitment to a vision of 'positive laicite' for France.

Theos Team Blog

Appiah states the obvious on religion & fundamentalism

Elizabeth Oldfield discusses Kwame Anthony Appiah's opening Reith Lecture on religious belief and 'mistaken identities'

Religion in the Media

Faith leaders take terrorism prevention into their own hands

British Muslims planning to set up their own programme to rival the government’s counter-radicalisation Prevent scheme