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Secularisation as the fragmentation of the sacred and of sacred space

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Contemporary conflicts about secularity in ‘the West’ tend to focus on public space. Although collective Christian heritage means that public space is rarely exclusively neutral, conflicts continue to arise over the relationship between secularity and religious symbolism, and especially over those symbols which derive from religious minorities. This contribution critically considers the designation of space as either sacred or secular in political imaginaries, approaching processes of secular...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1080/09637494.2022.2144662

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
SSD
Department:
Blavatnik School of Government
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ORCID:
0000-0002-7095-6337
Publisher:
Taylor and Francis
Journal:
Religion, State and Society More from this journal
Volume:
50
Issue:
5
Pages:
495-512
Publication date:
2022-12-05
Acceptance date:
2022-11-02
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EISSN:
1465-3974
ISSN:
0963-7494
Language:
English
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1314754
Local pid:
pubs:1314754
Deposit date:
2022-12-12

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