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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On how empathy and forgiveness, often the fruits of prayer, are the building blocks of a healing that will hold and the basis of real unity
Nick Spencer writes on the identity issues facing post-Brexit Britain, suggesting that clues to our future lie our past
Theos Research Director Nick Spencer on BBC Radio 4, in conversation with philosopher Julian Baggini
Are human rights built on sturdy philosophical ground? Nick Spencer writes for Prospect magazine
Hussein Kesvani quotes from Ben Ryan's report on Chaplaincy in an article for VICE magazine
Marc Sidwell quotes from a 2013 Theos report on faith schools
Theos director Elizabeth Oldfield talks about the burkini ban in France and the problems with hardline secularism on BBC News
Elizabeth Oldfield writes that the burkini ban is the perfect recruiting tool for ISIS.
Christianity needs political visibility on Left and Right if it is to remain untainted by partisan associations, writes Nick Spencer (£)
Nick Spencer writes about the accession of practising Christian Theresa May to the premiership for The Tablet (£)
Our article on Blair's faith, written for Theos by Andrew Connell, featured on the front page of The Tablet
Theos' new report on the nexus between religion and wellbeing has been discussed on numerous BBC radio programmes
Theos' new report on religion and wellbeing featured on BBC Radio 4's Thought for the Day
"The instability of the past week has shown how fragile the balance of political life is"
Theos' "Soul for the Union" report was cited in the Straits Times