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Christian Human Rights

Nick Spencer interviews Samuel Moyn about the genesis of human rights

Religious Identity as a Challenge for Leadership Today

Ben Ryan discusses why religion will be a critical identity marker in the 21st century. Read the article here


Deal or no deal?

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Faith, Wisdom and Science

What's wrong with the present "science and religion" debate? Tom McLeish will challenge popular assumptions at the Theos office


The Problem of Proselytism

Our newest report argues that there's little evidence that religious charities proselytize as part of their community action.

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Storm in a Chalice

Nick Spencer on the Lord's Prayer, not coming to a cinema near you.

Religion in the Media

MPs demand meeting with Sun editor over Muslim survey story

Politicians express concerns about article that falsely claimed one in five British Muslims had sympathy with Isis recruits - Guardian