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Jillian Richardson on the normality of loneliness and finding belonging outside religion

Jillian Richardson on the normality of loneliness and finding belonging outside religion

Elizabeth Oldfield speaks to loneliness expert, facilitator and author Jillian Richardson. 08/09/2021

Jillian is a loneliness expert, facilitator and events host. She is the author of ‘Un–Lonely Planet’.

She speaks about the drivenness of her East Coast American childhood, how she balances vulnerability in her public profile, the shame and rawness of talking about loneliness, and how her adventures in finding belonging in secular congregations eventually led her to join a church.

 

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Elizabeth Oldfield

Elizabeth Oldfield

Elizabeth 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.

Posted 8 September 2021

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