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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"Religion and Wellbeing" report on BBC radio

Theos' new report on the nexus between religion and wellbeing has been discussed on numerous BBC radio programmes

"Religion and Wellbeing" report featured on Thought for the Day

Theos' new report on religion and wellbeing featured on BBC Radio 4's Thought for the Day

Nick Spencer writes on post-referendum Britain for Church Times

"The instability of the past week has shown how fragile the balance of political life is"

"A Soul for the Union" cited in Straits Times

Theos' "Soul for the Union" report was cited in the Straits Times

"Religion and Wellbeing" report featured in The Guardian

Theos' latest report on religion and wellbeing was featured in The Guardian's editorial pages.

Ben Ryan quoted in the Catholic Herald

Ben Ryan is quoted in the Catholic Herald about his work on the EU and it's moral purpose.

Ben Ryan speaks on Brexit on Premier Christian Radio

Theos researcher Ben Ryan speaks about the results of the EU referendum and what happens next.

Ben Ryan debates the EU referendum on BBC radio London

Theos researcher Ben Ryan discussed the upcoming EU referendum on BBC Radio London

Ben Ryan debate features on BBC Radio Suffolk

Theos' Ben Ryan's EU debate with Ben Gummer MP and Kelvin Hopkins MP discussed on BBC Radio Suffolk

Ben Ryan featured on BBC Look East

Ben Ryan's recent debate on the EU referendum in Ipswich was featured by BBC News' Look East programme.

Elizabeth Oldfield presents BBC's 'Thought for the day'

Theos director Elizabeth Oldfield presents 'Thought for the day', looking at judgement and assessing oneself.

Theos' Ben Ryan's thoughts on EU discussed in CSM

“You can show that the origins of the EU owe a lot to a particularly Catholic political philosophy" - Ben Ryan

"A soul for the union" referenced in Christian Today

Theos' Ben Ryan's report on the future of the EU is referenced in Andy Walton's exploration of faith in the upcoming referendum.

Elizabeth Oldfield presents BBC's 'Thought for the day'

Theos director Elizabeth Oldfield presents BBC's 'Thought for the day' on identity, religion and the 'sense of self'.

Theos director Elizabeth Oldfield writes for the Financial Times

Theos director Elizabeth Oldfield suggests that rather than declining, the number of people embracing faith and religion is on the up.

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