Useful Links

Useful Links

A helpful site giving information on faiths is the BBC religions page, which defines religion as follows:  

"Religion can be explained as a set of beliefs concerning the cause, nature, and purpose of the universe, especially when considered as the creation of a superhuman agency or agencies, usually involving devotional and ritual observances, and often containing a moral code governing the conduct of human affairs."

This site contains information on the following Faiths and Beliefs:  Atheism, Baha'i, Buddhism, Candomble, Christianity, Hinduism, Islam, Jainism, Jehovah's Witnesses, Judaism, Mormonism, Paganism, Rastafari, Santeria, Shinto, Sikhism, Spiritualism, Taoism, Unitarianism, Zoroastranism.  For more information please click here

For information on Christianity please go to rejesus

Rejesus has a single focus - it goes to the very heart of Christian life and faith - the person of Jesus Christ himself. Its aim is to reach people who have little previous knowledge of Jesus or the Christian faith and to encourage a step or two of faith. Every visitor has the opportunity to delve into engaging material and respond to it by giving their opinion, praying a prayer or asking a tough question. Friendships are created in the Community section and people are taking steps of faith.

Rejesus is editorially independent from any single denomination or organisation. But its management group represent the thoughts of all mainstream Christian denominations and organisations in the UK.  To find out more about rejesus and the denominations that support it click here

The Diocese of Worcester

The University of Worcester is within the Diocese of Worcester, which is part of the Church of England.  The Diocese of Worcester is one of 44 dioceses in the Church of England. It covers an area of 671 square miles and includes parishes in the County of Worcestershire, the Metropolitan Borough of Dudley, and a few parishes in northern Gloucestershire, south east Wolverhampton and Sandwell.

The diocese was founded in around 679 by St Theodore of Canterbury for the tribe of the Hwicce. The Bishop of Worcester is the Rt Revd Dr John Inge and the Suffragan Bishop is the Bishop of Dudley, the Rt Revd David Walker.

For more information about the Diocese of Worcester please click here

For more information about the Church of England, please click here.