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The Sacred #19: Ian Dunt

The Sacred #19: Ian Dunt

In the 19th episode of The Sacred, Elizabeth Oldfield speaks to Author, Editor of Politics.co.uk & host of the Remaniacs podcast, Ian Dunt. 01/08/18

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Ian Dunt is editor of politics.co.uk. He specialises in issues around immigration, civil liberties, democracy, free speech and social justice. He also writes for other publications, including the Erotic Review, and regularly features in British newspapers and television programmes.

In this episode Ian talks about the future of liberalism, what studying philosophy and taking drugs taught him about faith, and his short stint as a Christian. He also talks about the rise of political extremism, and the dangers of letting it grow by ignoring it.

This episode also features a conversation with Theos researcher Simon Perfect, about the state of religious education in British schools, and why there are so few qualified RE teachers across the country.

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 1 August 2018

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