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The Sacred #39: Sanderson Jones

The Sacred #39: Sanderson Jones

In the 39th episode of The Sacred, Elizabeth Oldfield talks to the comedian and co–founder of Sunday Assembly Sanderson Jones. 15/05/2019

Sanderson Jones is a comedian, a social entrepreneur and the co–founder of Sunday Assembly, a worldwide movement of secular congregations.

In this episode, he talks about his early experiences of religion, the impact of losing his mum as a child, his sacred value of life and why he feels we all need more meaning and belonging.

This podcast is a project of Theos Think Tank (@theosthinktank) and is hosted by Elizabeth Oldfield (@theoselizabeth).

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Elizabeth Oldfield

Elizabeth Oldfield

Elizabeth is host of The Sacred podcast. She was Theos’ Director from August 2011 – July 2021. She appears regularly in the media, including BBC One, Sky News, and the World Service, and writing in The Financial Times.

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Posted 15 May 2019

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