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Religion will be yet more hotly debated in future

New patterns — including growing Muslim populations — mean faith will matter more, argues Grace Davie

A number of factors must be taken into account if we are to understand the place of religion in 21st-century Europe.

These include the legacies of the past, particularly the role of the historic Churches in shaping European culture; an awareness that these Churches still have a place at particular moments in the lives of modern Europeans, even though they are no longer able to discipline the beliefs and behaviour of the great majority of the population; an ...

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Called, collared, and confident in co-working

The Church needs a more flexible approach to vocation and training for ministry, says Andrew Watson  Subscribe to read more

Fri 12 Feb 16 @ 17:12
'Without God, I’d still be drinking, taking drugs. I don’t even know if I’d be here...' https://t.co/S92NiJS2JW https://t.co/QLd9xzj1kF

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Bishop of Sheffield, @Steven_Croft, responds to today's letter in the @ChurchTimes https://t.co/g0Zs8PWQbk https://t.co/2D8m8yUVdj