Tags: Secularisation

Protecting freedom of belief for the many and the few

Protecting freedom of belief for the many and the few

Posted: Mon, 23 Oct 2017 by Megan Manson

Ahead of International Freedom of Religion or Belief Day, Megan Manson looks at democratic secularism's changing role in an age of the non-religious minority and rising diversity.

In the past, those who have given their greatest support for secularism have... Read More »

Tags: Religious Freedom, Freedom from Religion, Religion & Belief, Secularisation

Five reasons why secularism is linked to development

Five reasons why secularism is linked to development

Posted: Thu, 15 May 2014 by Daphne Holmes

In the Indian election campaign Modi supporters sought frame a choice between development and secularism. While closer to home, the "One of us" campaign has attempted to push Christian beliefs into the EU's international aid policies. Daphne Holmes argues... Read More »

Tags: Development, Secularisation

Secularism for beginners

Secularism for beginners

Posted: Fri, 16 Aug 2013 by Adrian Short

The secular state frees believers from religious persecution and non-believers from religious compulsion. Who in their right mind would want anything else?

Jesus of Nazareth is attributed with saying many things. "Blessed are the meek" was one. "My kingdom... Read More »

Tags: Church & State Secularism, Secularisation

Is Europe secular or Christian?

Is Europe secular or Christian?

Posted: Fri, 15 Feb 2013 by Revd Dr Darrell Jackson

By Revd Dr Darrell Jackson, Senior Lecturer in Missiology, Morling College, Sydney.

During 2009 and 2010, the Nova Research Centre, Redcliffe College, Gloucester(which I served as founding Director between 2007 and 2011) began to identify ways of measuring... Read More »

Tags: Religion & Belief, Statistics, Secularisation