The Desecularisation of the City: London's Churches, 1980 to the Present

The Desecularisation of the City: London's Churches, 1980 to the Present

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ISBN-13: 9781351167741
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 10/01/2018
Series: Routledge Studies in Religion
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 366
File size: 6 MB

About the Author

Revd Dr David Goodhew is Director of Ministerial Studies, Cranmer Hall, St John’s College, Durham University. He has edited four volumes on contemporary Christianity with Routledge, beginning with Church Growth in Britain: 1980 to the Present (2012).

Anthony-Paul Cooper is Research Fellow of the Centre for Church Growth Research at Cranmer Hall, St John's College, Durham University. Anthony-Paul has a background in social research, with previous research topics including new church use of ‘secular’ and ‘sacred’space and the use of social media data to better understand church attendance and church growth.

Table of Contents

Section One: The Desecularisation of the City

1 The Desecularisation of the City: London’s Churches, 1980 to the Present

David Goodhew and Anthony-Paul Cooper

Section Two: Changes in London’s Churches, 1980 to the Present

2 The Demography of Religion in London since 1980

Eric Kaufmann

3 The 2012 London Church Census

Peter Brierley

4 Walking down the Old Kent Road: New Black Majority Churches in the London Borough of Southwark

Andrew Rogers

5 New Churches in Newham

Colin Marchant

6 Using Geotagged Twitter Data to Uncover Hidden Church Populations

Anthony-Paul Cooper

7 Growth and Decline in London Methodism, 1980 to the Present

Alan Piggot

Section Three: Ethnicity and London’s Churches

8 Mission Out of Africa: The Case of the Redeemed Christian Church of God in London

Babatunde Adedibu

9 Brazilian churches in London

Daniel Clark

10 Capital-wide Missions and the Rise of London’s Black-led Churches

Hugh Osgood

11 Demographics and the Russian Orthodox Church in London

Robert Collins

Section Four: Denominational Shifts

12 London’s New Churches: The example of the Newfrontiers Network

Sam Jeffery and William K Kay

13 The Diocese of London and the Anglican Church in London, 1980 to the Present

Bob Jackson

14 Anglican Church Planting in East London, c. 2005-15

Tim Thorlby

15 Visibly Different: Continuity and Change at Westminster Cathedral

Marion Bowman, Simon Coleman, John Jenkins, Tiina Sepp

Section Five: The Wider Historical and Sociological Contexts

16 Church Decline and Growth in London: Taking the Long View

John Wolffe

17 London’s Churches: Sociological Perspectives

Grace Davie

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