Religion Category

20/02/2019

St. Augustine

Some say that our first Christian visitors landed in Britain in the year 37. Certainly the religion…

13/02/2019

The Quakers

The Quakers¬†(or the ‘Religious Society of Friends’) were one of the breakaway religious groups which formed during…

02/02/2019

Judaism

In Christian Britain the followers of the Jewish religion, or Judaism, have historically had a mixed welcome…

29/01/2019

The Druids

The ancient Druids were priests and judges in Britain and Ireland in the centuries before Christianity was…

14/01/2019

The Catholic church

In past centuries, the Catholic church played a large part in Britain’s politics, warfare, monarchy and everyday…

01/01/2019

Welsh Chapels

‘Nonconformist’ religious movements are those which do not belong to the Established Church. In Wales, these include…

23/12/2018

The Baptist Church

The Baptist Church was founded by two Englishmen in the early 1600s in London. It spread to…

08/12/2018

Jehovah’s Witnesses

There are 135,000 Jehovah’s Witneses in the UK and most people will have encountered at least two…

01/12/2018

The Church of England

The Church of England is the ‘Established’ church of England. This means that its head is the…

28/11/2018

Lent

The observance of the 40 days of Lent in the Christian religions has waned considerably over the…

18/11/2018

The Methodist Church

The Methodist Church in Britain evolved out of the discussions between a small group of Oxford University…

18/11/2018

Witches

For centuries, Britain was a multi-faith zone, where pagans practised their nature-based healing and spirituality just as…