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Nick Spencer joins a panel on BBC Radio 4 about politics and faith

Nick Spencer joins a panel on BBC Radio 4 about politics and faith

Listen to Nick Spencer speak on a panel with a range of politicians about faith and politics for BBC Radio 4’s Westminster Hour.

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Attitudes towards issues such as gay marriage, abortion and poverty can all be shaped by faith, so how do politicians find harmony between their personal religious beliefs and their political ones?

Faizal Farook spoke with Christians on the Left treasurer Canon Steven Saxby, DUP’s Ian Paisley Jnr MP, Labour’s Angela Eagle MP & Tulip Siddiq MP, Conservative Nigel Evans MP and Theos’ Nick Spencer to ask whether faith and politics can be reconciled.

Catch up with this episode on 30th July 2017 on BBC iPlayer here.

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Nick Spencer

Nick Spencer

Nick is Senior Fellow at Theos. He is the author of a number of books and reports, most recently The Political Samaritan: how power hijacked a parable (Bloomsbury, 2017), The Evolution of the West (SPCK, 2016) and Atheists: The Origin of the Species (Bloomsbury, 2014). Outside of Theos, Nick is Visiting Research Fellow at the Faiths and Civil Society Unit, Goldsmiths, University of London and a Fellow of the International Society for Science and Religion

Posted 30 July 2017

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