In Search of Permanent Homes: Singapore's House Churches and the Politics of Space

@article{Kong2002InSO,
  title={In Search of Permanent Homes: Singapore's House Churches and the Politics of Space},
  author={Lily Kong},
  journal={Urban Studies},
  year={2002},
  volume={39},
  pages={1573 - 1586}
}
  • Lily Kong
  • Published 2002
  • Sociology
  • Urban Studies
This paper focuses on one category of the 'unofficially sacred'-namely, those secular spaces which are used for worship and, in particular, residential spaces which are turned into 'house churches'. Using the case study of a house church in Singapore, the paper examines issues about the politics of religion in urban landscapes in a secular and simultaneously multireligious state. Contrary and in addition to current wisdoms about the politics of religious space, it is argued that various… Expand
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