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No faith for the King to defend


No faith for the King to defend

Charles the Third may be ‘the defender of the faith’ but a trend away from Christianity indicates a future where ‘no faith’ is more likely.


Steve McAlpine addresses the Western trend away from the Christian faith, evidenced by disturbing statistics from leading countries, and asks, “What will faith look like for future monarchs?”

Much ink was spilled a couple of decades ago when King Charles III (then the Prince of Wales) stated that he would prefer his title to be ‘defender of faiths’ rather than ‘defender of the faith’. Charles – in his multicultural, multi-faith zeal – was keen to embrace the growing religious pluralism of Britain. But now the statistics are pointing in a different direction.

The king finds himself the titular head of the Church of England at a time when fewer and fewer Britons identify with his kingdom’s once-national religion.

But does the West losing its Christianity equate to losing its faith? And are the rising number of ‘nones’ (those recording no religion) really a generation that has turned its back on the transcendental?

Join Steve as he considers what the trends really mean and the sort of world the Christian faith is likely to find itself in when Charles hands over his crown.

What is Delorean Philosophy?

Where are we going as a society? And will you be happy when we get there? Steve McAlpine is here to help you answer those questions.

If a Delorean time machine pulled up in front of your house – Back To The Future style – and someone offered to show you what the future would be like, would you be content with what you found? And if not, what could you do to change it? Thinking this through is what Steve McAlpine calls Delorean Philosophy.

Steve McAlpine is a well-known social commentator, respected theologian and popular author. Each week, he takes a crucial trend or event that’s playing out in society now and asks, “Where is this taking us?”

Rather than just pontificating, Steve then provides practical steps listeners can take if they want to change the future. That’s Delorean Philosophy.

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Delorean Philosophy is a proud member of the Undeceptions Network.




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