Dr Elisabeth Arweck is Senior Research Fellow in the Warwick Religions and Education Research Unit (WRERU) at the Institute of Education at the University of Warwick, UK. She is also the Editor of the Journal of Contemporary Religion. Her recent research has focused on young people’s attitudes to religious diversity and the religious socialisation and nurture of young people. Recent publications include a number of co-authored articles (with Eleanor Nesbitt) and (co-edited) volumes, such as Religion and knowledge (with Mathew Guest, 2012), Exploring religion and the sacred in a media age (with Chris Deacy, 2009) and Reading religion in text and context (with Peter Collins, 2006). She is the author of several book chapters and of Researching new religious movements in the West (Routledge 2007).
Dr Stephen Bullivant is Senior Lecturer in Theology and Ethics at St Mary’s University College, Twickenham, UK. He is a co-director of the Nonreligion and Secularity Research Network (NSRN). His writing and research on the sociology of atheism and secularity has appeared in Journal of Contemporary Religion, Approaching Religion, and New Scientist. His most recent books include Faith and Unbelief (2013) and, co-edited with Michael Ruse, The Oxford Handbook of Atheism (2013).
Dr Lois Lee is a Research Associate in Political Science at UCL, UK. She is a co-director of the Nonreligion and Secularity Research Network (NSRN) and edits NSRN Online. She is also an editor of Secularism and Nonreligion and features editor of Studies in Ethnicity and Nationalism (SEN). Her doctoral work concerned British non-religion and the social science of non-religion in general, topics which continue to be core research interests. Publications include contributions to this volume, the Annual Review of the Sociology of Religion (2012), The Oxford Handbook of Atheism (2013) and The Vocabulary for the Study of Religion (with Colin Campbell, forthcoming).