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The Sacred #9: Dawn Foster

The Sacred #9: Dawn Foster

The Sacred is a podcast about the things we cherish and hold dear to us. In episode 9, we speak to Guardian journalist Dawn Foster about her relationship with Catholicism in confrontation with New Atheism.

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In the ninth episode of The Sacred, Elizabeth Oldfield is joined by Guardian columnist and writer, Dawn Foster. Dawn writes on politics and social affairs, and was one of the leading journalists covering the aftermath of the Grenfell tower fire.

She talks about her childhood, growing up in poverty, her relationship with Catholicism in confrontation with New Atheism, and whether social media can facilitate better public conversations.

The Sacred is produced by Hussein Kesvani and No Country Media.

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Elizabeth Oldfield

Elizabeth Oldfield

Elizabeth is Theos’ Director. She appears regularly in the media, including BBC One, Sky News, and the World Service, writing in The Financial Times and delivering Thought for the Day on BBC Radio 4’s Today programme.

Posted 14 March 2018

Atheism, Catholicism, Faith, Poverty

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