It is often reported that religion is good for 'well-being'. This report evaluates the evidence from nearly 140 academic studies.
Become a friend
Become a friend of Theos Individuals can receive regular Theos publications by becoming a Friend for as little as £60 per year.
Sign up for email updates
We’ll notify you of our new reports and keep you up to date with important changes here. We promise not to spam you.
Theos in the Media
Theos team members appear and our research is quoted regularly in mainstream media across broadcast, print and digital. This page includes the highlights.
Theos' "Soul for the Union" report was cited in the Straits Times
Theos' latest report on religion and wellbeing was featured in The Guardian's editorial pages.
Ben Ryan is quoted in the Catholic Herald about his work on the EU and it's moral purpose.
Theos researcher Ben Ryan speaks about the results of the EU referendum and what happens next.
Theos researcher Ben Ryan discussed the upcoming EU referendum on BBC Radio London
Theos' Ben Ryan's EU debate with Ben Gummer MP and Kelvin Hopkins MP discussed on BBC Radio Suffolk
Ben Ryan's recent debate on the EU referendum in Ipswich was featured by BBC News' Look East programme.
Theos director Elizabeth Oldfield presents 'Thought for the day', looking at judgement and assessing oneself.
“You can show that the origins of the EU owe a lot to a particularly Catholic political philosophy" - Ben Ryan
Theos' Ben Ryan's report on the future of the EU is referenced in Andy Walton's exploration of faith in the upcoming referendum.
Theos director Elizabeth Oldfield presents BBC's 'Thought for the day' on identity, religion and the 'sense of self'.
Theos director Elizabeth Oldfield suggests that rather than declining, the number of people embracing faith and religion is on the up.
Melanie McDonagh discusses Catholic responses to the Brexit debate for The Tablet
Theo Hobson comments on a debate between Theos' Ben Ryan and Giles Fraser on faith perspectives on the Brexit debate
Catholic Today's review of Theos' latest research into the need and opportunities facing Catholic charities in the UK today