The latest articles from our policy experts, researchers, RSA Fellows and guest writers.
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Articles from our Fellows and guest writers.
31 Oct 2015
Nick Jankel FRSA
An increasing number of people in worldwide describe themselves as spiritual but not
religious. Nick Jankel FRSA asks why, with so many striving to deliver greater social justice, is being actively and purposefully spiritual still such a heresy?
29 Sep 2015
Fresh from an early morning supermoon experience, Nathalie Spencer reflects on the meaning of awe and new research on its impact on our behaviour towards others.
22 Jun 2015
It's a much (over)used word, but what do people actually mean by it?
17 Jun 2015
A massively popular religious leader is intervening in what is the most complex and momentous political and ethical challenge of the age. Ian Christie discusses the likely impact.
14 Jun 2015
Jonathan Rowson considers the importance of Pope Francis’ forthcoming encyclical message on climate change later this week.
23 Mar 2015
Ten years ago the Big Society was born. Ahead of the 2015 General Election, we need to reclaim the local - what Charlotte Alldritt calls the 'Small Society'.
27 Jan 2015
“♫ I was 21 years when I wrote this song. I’m 22 now but I won’t be for long. Time hurries on, and the years that were green, turn to brown ♫”
05 Jan 2015
Spiritualise: Revitalising spirituality to address 21st century challenges deals with a weighty subject and the overall process of producing the report involved about 300 people over two years, so it’s not surprising the final report is relatively long – about 40,000 words over 92 pages; it’s half a book really. (Now there’s a thought…)
14 Dec 2014
The following transcription came from a speech that formed part of a series of six public events within RSA Social Brain Centre's project: Spirituality, Tools of the Mind, and the Social Brain. The final report of this project, outlined here will be published later this month.
27 Nov 2014
Today, after two years of preparation and a pause for Christmas dinner, we are publishing: Spiritualise: revitalising spirituality to address 21st century challenges.
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