Tag Archives: England

Conference, June 28-July 1, “What is Early Modern English Catholicism,” UK

[ June 28, 2013 to July 1, 2013. ] A conference around the question of what is understood by the term Early Modern English Catholicism will be held at Ushaw College, Durham from 28 June – 1 July 2013.
The plenary speakers will be Eamon Duffy (Cambridge), Brad Gregory (Notre Dame), Thomas McCoog (Fordham) and Alexandra Walsham (Cambridge).

Celebrating the contribution of Eamon Duffy’s work to [...]

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CFP Deadline: Jan 15, What is Early Modern English Catholicism Conference, UK

[ December 13, 2012 to January 14, 2013. ] A conference around the question of what is understood by the term Early Modern English Catholicism will be held at Ushaw College, Durham from 28 June – 1 July 2013.
The plenary speakers will be Eamon Duffy (Cambridge), Brad Gregory (Notre Dame), Thomas McCoog (Fordham) and Alexandra Walsham (Cambridge).
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Church of England reaffirms its commitment to education

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Birmingham’s Standing Advisory Council on Religious Education creates new online resource with Substrakt and Junction Media

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Religious education in schools is ‘a priority’ say MPs

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Religious Education

This webpage of the UK Department of Education provides numerous publications on religious education in England, which are aimed at local authorities, schools and education professionals. Most of these publications provide non-statutory guidance about the high-quality religious education in the curriculum of English schools.

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AHRC/ESRC Religion and Society Programme

The Religion and Society website provides information about 75 original research projects recently commissioned in the UK by the Arts and Humanities Research and Economic and Social Research Councils on different aspects of the relationship between religion and society. Projects are across disciplines and some are historical and/or international in focus. Six projects are about [...]

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The role of religious education in the pursuit of tolerance and non-discrimination

Study prepared under the guidance of Prof. Abdelfattah Amor, Special Rapporteur of the Commission on Human Rights on the question of religious intolerance. It is written on the basis of results from a questionnaire completed by 77 states on the contents of school curricula and manuals in the field of education in religion and conviction.
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Teaching About Religions in European School Systems

This study was prepared within the framework of the “Religion and Democracy in Europe” Initiative of the Network of European Foundations (NEF). It provides an overview of the diversity of approaches in place in the European Union as far as teaching about religions in schools is concerned. While confessional education remains the most widespread approach, [...]

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Church leaders concerned over drop in RE numbers

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