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If God is dead in Britain, explain this
Is God dead in Britain? To listen the Archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby, you might think so: he lamented earlier this year that “the culture [is] becoming anti-Christian, whether it is on matters of sexual morality, or the care for people at the beginning or end of life. It is easy to paint a very gloomy picture.”
However, that’s not the only perspective, said Katie Edwards and Meredith J C Warren at theconversation.com.
“While the demographics of church attendance have shifted over the past few decades, as indeed they have since Christianity first emerged as a religion in its own right, interest in religion itself has increased sharply.
“For instance, religion is the fastest-growing A-level subject in all of the humanities, social sciences, and arts, increasing a whopping 110 per cent since 2003.”
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