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Surveying Christian Beliefs and Religious Debates in Post-War Britain


Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-x
  2. Ben Clements
    Pages 1-11
  3. Ben Clements
    Pages 12-46
  4. Ben Clements
    Pages 47-79
  5. Ben Clements
    Pages 80-114
  6. Ben Clements
    Pages 115-123
  7. Back Matter
    Pages 124-144

About this book


Clements provides a detailed study of religious beliefs in British society, using a broad range of opinion poll and social survey data. Examining public opinion on religious-secular issues, this book provides a rich analysis of the belief and attitudes of social groups over time.


Beliefs Christianity religious-secular debates Britain theology religion and demographics public opinion society

Authors and affiliations

  1. 1.University of LeicesterUK

About the authors

Ben Clements is a Lecturer in Politics at the University of Leicester, UK. He is the author of Religion and Public Opinion in Britain, co-convenor of the Political Studies Association's Politics and Religion specialist group and a member of the project board for the British Religion in Numbers website.

Bibliographic information


'Surveying Christian Beliefs and Religious Debates in Post-War Britain offers a carefully measured survey and analysis that will be required reading for any serious commentator on religious trends in modern Britain [...] I recommend this book very highly.'-Robin Gill, University of Kent, UK

'This book is a timely and useful contribution for any social scientist or practical theologian who wants to understand the religious landscape of Christian beliefs in Britain today.'-Andrew Village, York St John University, UK