Killing in the Name of God: Addressing Religiously Inspired Violence
Robin Gill explores religiously inspired violence drawing on research into public attitudes on the topic. (2018)
Nick Spencer and Theos Report by Robin Gill, ‘Killing in the Name of God: Addressing Religiously Inspired Violence’ feature in Jewish News article on public views on religion 23/07/2018
‘Almost half of Brits think world would be more peaceful if no one was religious’
A new survey of Britons’ attitudes to faith suggests that half of all adults think the world would be more peaceful if no one was religious.
The polling data from ComRes and think–tank Theos was included in a newly–published report by Christian ethicist Professor Robin Gill, which looked into the relationship between religion and violence.
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Robin Gill is Emeritus Professor of Applied Theology at the University of Kent. He has published extensively in sociological theology, the sociological study of churches, Christian and religious ethics, and health care ethics.
Posted 23 July 2018
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