Religion and Well-being: Assessing the Evidence

It is often reported that religion is good for 'well-being'. This report evaluates the evidence from nearly 140 academic studies.

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Darwin Project

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Rescuing Darwin data set

The full tables of data relating to the Rescuing Darwin project can be accessed here.

Darwin tweeted

The winner of the Theos competition for the best 'tweet' of On the Origin of Species was announced last week.

Darwin's Theory On Stage

The 200th anniversary of Darwin’s birth and 150th anniversary of the publication of On the Origin of Species has sparked renewed debate on every angle of the naturalist’s works.

Spencer delivers 2009 Gore Lecture

To mark the 150th anniversary of the publication of The Origin of Species, Theos Director of Studies and author of Darwin and God, Nick Spencer, delivered the 2009 Charles Gore Lecture to an audience of 300 in Westminster Abbey last night.

Darwin Debate Rages On 150 Years After

Even 150 years after it first appeared in print, Charles Darwin's "On The Origin of Species" still fuels clashes between scientists convinced of its truth and critics who reject its view of life without a creator.

Who Are The Creationists?

The admirable Theos project on Darwin concludes with the publication of a study on how British creationists think (pdf).

Mr Darwin's Tree premiere

Tonight, the world premiere of Mr Darwin's Tree was performed in Westminster Abbey, the burial place of the 19th century English naturalist.

Formulas Built In Myth

In the history of ideas, strong images like clocks or markets have helped, and hindered, thinking.

Did Darwin Kill God?

Last night 800 people packed Westminster Abbey (where Charles Darwin is buried) for a debate entitled "Did Darwin kill God?" The event, superbly chaired by Today's Sarah Montague, explored the compatibility of belief in God and Darwinian evolution.

Biggest evolution and God survey ever launched today

The findings of the biggest research project ever carried out into UK public opinion on evolution and the origins of living things is published today by the religious think tank Theos, ahead of a major conference tomorrow (Tuesday) in Rome on religion and science.

Darwin and God sells out in 24 hours

SPCK, the publishers of Darwin and God by Theos Director of Studies Nick Spencer, were forced to undertake an emergency reprint of the book over the weekend due to selling out only 24 hours after its publication.

Darwin and God out now

Darwin and God, by Theos Director of Studies Nick Spencer, is now available in all good book shops.

Science Vs Superstition, Not Science Vs Religion

We are not going to understand the growth of creationism in modern England so long as we think of it as a primarily Christian phenomenon, or even a religious one.

Darwin anniversary celebrated at Westminster Abbey

A wreathlaying ceremony took place at Charles Darwin's grave in Westminster Abbey last night, prior to the launch of a new book, Darwin and God, by Theos Director of Studies Nick Spencer.

Scientists and religious leaders call for end to fighting over Darwin's legacy

Prominent scientists and leading religious figures have joined forces to call for an end to the fighting over Charles Darwin's legacy.

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