Debating religion in society


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Listen to distinguished speakers, including The Reverend Laura Jørgensen, Imam Qari Asim MBE and The Rt. Hon. Lord Willets FRS, as well as additional opinions from post-16 students, about the extent to which religion still has a part to play in modern British society. This short video clip could kick-start debate and discussion in your classroom about the role of faith in different areas of everyday life.

Download this teacher's notes document, including more detail about the event and panellists, plus a short collection of follow-up questions to spark further discussion. 

This extract was filmed at Westminster Abbey’s Question Time event on 13th November 2019. Please note that all opinions are of the individuals speaking and do not represent the views of Westminster Abbey. 

Curriculum links

  • Religion and society