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Ruth Perrin

Dr Ruth Perrin works as a freelance trainer, speaker, writer, and researcher. She is a research fellow at St. John’s College, associate staff member at King’s Church in Durham, and on the teaching faculty for Westminster Theological Centre. She has 25 years ministry experience in, and beyond, the UK in church and para-church contexts and a particular (but not exclusive) interest in the faith of young adults. Her most recent book, Changing Shape; The faith lives of Millennials (SCM) was published in 2020. She also writes two websites and which are hosted at

Laying the foundations: young adults and biblical literacy

2 March 2021This article is part of our "Is the 'missing generation' still missing?” report to find out more click here.