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The government’s changes to faith schools side with hardline religion

Woodhead, Linda (2016) The government’s changes to faith schools side with hardline religion. Religion and the public Sphere (30 Sep 2016). Website.

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Abstract

This month the government announced its plans to remove the 50% cap on selection by religion for faith-based free schools and academies. Here Linda Woodhead argues that in striving to protect the rights of religious minorities, the government is undermining the religious centre ground. In today’s majority ‘no religion’ society, she warns, we need to be careful: growing ignorance about religion does not have to mean growing gullibility, understanding the actual weight of religious opinion is crucial.

Item Type: Online resource (Website)
Official URL: http://blogs.lse.ac.uk/religionpublicsphere/
Additional Information: © 2016 The Author(s)
Divisions: LSE
Subjects: B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > BL Religion
B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > BT Doctrinal Theology
B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > BV Practical Theology
B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > BV Practical Theology > BV1460 Religious Education
J Political Science > JN Political institutions (Europe) > JN101 Great Britain
K Law > KD England and Wales
L Education > L Education (General)
Date Deposited: 11 May 2017 08:04
Last Modified: 29 Sep 2021 23:22
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/76468

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