After Grenfell: the Faith Groups’ Response
A study into the responses of faith groups to the Grenfell Tower tragedy on 14th June 2017. (2018)
Theos’ report ‘After Grenfell’ by Amy Plender is discussed in the Church Times.
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Faith groups responded “rapidly, compassionately and holistically” to the Grenfell Tower fire, a new report by Theos says.
Churches and other places of worship should practise regularly emergency responses to tragedies before crises occur, which the report calls “preparation in peacetime”.
The report, After Grenfell: The faith groups’ response, published by Theos, a Christian thinktank, on Monday, examines how faith groups in North Kensington, London, reacted to the disaster. It says that at least 15 faith centres in the vicinity of Grenfell Tower helped.
Read the full article and our report After Grenfell: the Faith Groups’ Response by Amy Plender.
Image from the Church Times.
Amy joined Theos in August 2017, having previously worked with London–based and international non–profit organisations, and in English and Scottish print journalism. She holds an MA in Divinity and an MTh from the University of Edinburgh. Research areas include the theological responses to suffering and mental health, theology and the arts, liturgical practice, and interfaith dialogue.
Posted 4 June 2018
Theos researches and investigates the intersection of religion, politics and society in the contemporary world.