The Church and the Charter

Thomas Andrew explores the forgotten Christian contributions to our most iconic legal document - Magna Carta

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Ben Ryan comments on the shifting nature of Europe's religious make up on Debating Europe

Elizabeth Oldfield - Radio 4's 'The World Tonight'

Elizabeth Oldfield interviewed on the idea of sin and the Papal Encyclical 'Laudato Si'.

Christian roots of democracy’s iconic document

Thomas Andrew, author of 'The Church and The Charter' on MercatorNet

Exploring the Theological Roots of the Magna Carta

Theos author Tom Andrew on

From sacred texts to secular rights

This Monday marks the eight-hundredth anniversary of the signing of Magna Carta by King John - Tablet

Magna Carta ‘still essential today’

Nick Spencer comments on the role of the Church in charter's survival - Law Society Gazette

Nick Spencer on Magna Carta

Theos Research Director Nick Spencer on Radio Nottingham

The Church’s central role in Magna Carta has been airbrushed out of history

The freedoms contained in the 1215 document originate 'with the Christian Church and Christian theology' - Catholic Herald

Tom Andrew on TWR

Theos author Tom Andrew discusses his new report on TWR UK

FIFA scandal

FIFA needs ethical as well as structural reform, argues Paul Bickley

Recycling church buildings

Nick Spencer comments on the decline of church attendance in a Guardian article addressing shrinking Anglican congregations

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