The Prime Minister’s comments that Britain is “a Christian country” have been met with mixed responses – positive and negative. How do you feel about? Is he stating the truth so it was fine to say it, or stating something that though true shouldn’t be banded around as it will offend non-Christian Britons? Or is it even true; is Britain all that Christian anymore?
This news story hits two areas of our GCSE RE course: media freedom to report issues which might be divisive or offensive, as well as how religion affects community cohesion.