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‘Godless Cities’ and ‘Religious Enclaves’? The Distribution of Religion and Nonreligion in England and Wales.

Katherine Sissons discusses what the data visualisation tool, DataShine, can tell us about the distribution of religion and nonreligion in England and Wales. Data from the 2011 Census has been available to the public since late 2012, but internet users … Continue reading

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Launch Series: ‘Religion’ under the ‘Secular Canopy’

In the first post of Nonreligion and Secularity’s special launch series the Guardian’s Andrew Brown reflects on the assumptions underlying public and media treatments of religion and the secular. C.S. Lewis writes somewhere of his experience as a subaltern in the … Continue reading

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A Different Kind of War Story: Afghan Atheism, Religious Freedom and the Mythology of Sanctuary

The UK Home Office’s recent decision to grant asylum to a young Afghan man on the grounds of his atheism has been the subject of significant media interest and debate. In this blog post NSRN director Stacey Gutkowski considers some … Continue reading

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