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Peggy Morgan is lecturer in Study of Religions At Mansfield College, Oxford and a member of the University of Oxford Faculty of Theology. From 2000-2003 she was Honorary President of the British Association for the Study of Religions. Her key research areas are Contemporary Buddhism. She has written widely about ethics in religious traditions and religions in the modern world. Clive Lawton is UJIA Fellow in Jewish Education and Community Development at the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS), Chair of the North Middlesex University Hospital NHS Trust and the weekly lead columnist for the London Jewish News. Formerly he was Deputy Director of Education for the City of Liverpool LEA and Head of the King David High School in Liverpool. He broadcasts and has written widely in the fields of religion, moral education and religious education. He has had more than 20 books and education aids published and he leads both teacher training and higher education courses.