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Theos stimulates the debate about the place of religion in society, challenging and changing ideas through research, commentary and events.
Nick Spencer discerns the truth in scientific lies 27/06/2022Review
Nick Spencer looks at how social scientists took over the world 23/06/2022Review
Nick Spencer speaks to Hamish McRae 21/06/2022Podcast
Nick Spencer considers this week’s headline news out of Silicon Valley surrounding the claim that Google project LaMDA had become sentient. 17/06/22In Brief
Latest thoughts from the Theos team and guest contributors on current issues around religion and society.
Theos researches and investigates the intersection of religion, politics and society in the contemporary world.
In a series of media briefings, the Religion Media Centre delves into a study of the relationship between science and religion today
Join Senior Fellow Nick Spencer in a panel discussion exploring science, religion and the future.Book Tickets
Iain McGilchrist will be in conversation with Nick Spencer to discuss science, religion, the brain, the sacred, and the future of humanity.Book Tickets
Our series of seminars ‘How to mix religion and politics’, ends with exploring how Jesus’ trial has been interpreted.Book Tickets
Theos hosts public debates, discussions and lectures about religion and society.
Nigel Nelson, Political Editor for the Mirror, covers our latest briefing paper: Spiritual Silicon – could robots one day have souls? 22/05/22Articles
William Crawley discusses science and religion on BBC Radio 4. 01/05/2022Articles
Kaya Burgess, Science Reporter and Religious Affairs Correspondent for The Times covers our latest report on science and religion. 25/04/22Articles
Meghan Roos, writer for Newsweek, covers our latest report on science and religion. 25/04/22Articles
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Linda Woodhead, Professor, Sociology of Religion, Lancaster University
Nick Spencer speaks to Michael Gordin. 31/05/2022Podcast
Elizabeth Oldfield speaks to Biblical scholar and atheist Francesca Stavrakopoulou 25/05/2022Podcast
Nick Spencer speaks to Helen Thompson. 24/05/2022Podcast
Elizabeth Oldfield speaks to writer and nurse Christie Watson. 18/05/2022Podcast
Theos produces two podcasts: The Sacred, exploring how we can have better public conversations about the things we value, despite our differences; and Reading Our Times, exploring the books and ideas that are shaping us today.
Jon Cruddas MP