Monthly Archives: October 2013

Oh, the Irony!?: Studying Atheism in Religious Studies

Steven Tomlins discusses common misconceptions he has encountered as a researcher of atheism within a religious studies department, and highlights some of the potential benefits of studying nonreligion from a religious studies perspective. Stranger:  “…and what about you; what do … Continue reading

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Educating ‘Young Nones’ part 1: Young People of No Religion and Religious Education

In the first of a two part series reflecting on his research among school-aged ‘young nones’ in Britain, Simeon Wallis discusses the emphasis on propositional beliefs within religious education, and the debate around the inclusion of secular philosophies in RE. … Continue reading

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