Is Britain still a Christian country?

In an increasingly diverse and multicultural landscape, a preeminent expert on religion will use a series of lectures to explore whether Britain can still claim to be a Christian country.

Professor Linda Woodhead from Lancaster University will deliver this year’s Croall Lectures.

Is Britain Still a Christian Country? Religion and values in the 21st century

Monday 23 February 2015, 5.00pm

Friday 27 February 2015, 6.30pm

Martin Hall, New College, University of Edinburgh, Mound Place, EH1 2LX

The Croall Lectures

Across four talks she will investigate the role of Christianity and the church in the UK and the future of religion.

Professor Woodhead is an expert in religious change and a regular commentator on religion and values on radio and television.

The Croall Lectures is a lecture series on Christian theology and have been delivered in Edinburgh since 1876.

Church in crisis to religion's future

The individual lectures are entitled:

  • 23 February: The crisis of the churches
  • 24 February: Cultural Christianity and 'British values'
  • 25 February: Multiculturalism in law and life
  • 27 February: Power, representation and the future of religion

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