What role for Religious Organisations in an era of Shrinking Welfare?
Religious bodies were once crucial welfare providers in Britain. In recent decades several Western governments are keen to bring them on board again. But times have changed. Can ‘faithful people’ still deliver, and what do they currently have to offer?
Date: Wednesday 21 March 2012
Venue: RUSI, 61 Whitehall, London SW1A 2ET
Speakers: Peter Smith and David Blunkett
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This event is part of a series called Faith Debates: Debating the latest research on religion in public life, organised by Linda Woodhead, Charles Clarke and Rebecca Catto: http://www.religionandsociety.org.uk/faith_debates.
Funded by the AHRC/ESRC Religion and Society Programme in partnership with Theos.
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