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Ben Ryan comments on why the role that religion played in the election has been described as unprecedented and worrying. 15/12/2019
There was no sense in which any of the political parties in this election wanted to engage with religious groups in any kind of positive sense, says Ben Ryan on BBC Radio 4 Sunday.
You can listen to Ben from 22.55 here.
Ben Ryan is Head of Research at Theos. He is the editor of Fortress Britain? Ethical Approaches to Immigration Policy for a Post–Brexit Britain (JKP 2018) and the author of Theos reports on chaplaincy, the EU, the Catholic charity sector, mental health and ecumenism. He holds degrees in European politics from the LSE and in Theology and Religious Studies from Cambridge. Outside of Theos he is a trustee of CSAN (Caritas Social Action Network).
Posted 15 December 2019
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