On the Public Discourse of Religion: An Analysis of Christianity in the United Kingdom

  title={On the Public Discourse of Religion: An Analysis of Christianity in the United Kingdom},
  author={S. Kettell},
  journal={Politics and Religion},
  pages={420 - 443}
  • S. Kettell
  • Published 2009
  • Sociology
  • Politics and Religion
Abstract Debates over the involvement of religion in the public sphere look set to be one of the defining themes of the 21st century. But while religious issues have attracted a large degree of scholarly attention, the public discourse of religion itself, in terms of the effort to assert and legitimize a role for faith in the public realm, has remained notably under-researched. This article marks an initial step to address this deficiency by deconstructing the public discourse of Christianity… Expand
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