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Durham MA research sheds light into nature of Church of England figures

A new Durham MA thesis by Mark Wigglesworth sheds significant light into Church of England figures. The thesis, “A Critical Evaluation and Theological Reflection on ‘Worshipping Community’, As Used By the Church of England Statistics”, shows that a new measure being trialled contains significant distortions. The measure itself has considerable merits, but can only provide meaningful data if used with significantly greater care.

The thesis is now available for download here: