Religious Schools: For Spirit, (f)or Nation

@article{Kong2005ReligiousSF,
  title={Religious Schools: For Spirit, (f)or Nation},
  author={Lily Kong},
  journal={Environment and Planning D: Society and Space},
  year={2005},
  volume={23},
  pages={615 - 631}
}
  • Lily Kong
  • Published 2005
  • Sociology
  • Environment and Planning D: Society and Space
In this paper I draw attention to the study of ‘unofficially sacred’ sites in geographies of religion, which provide significant insights into the construction of religious identity and community, and the intersections of sacred and secular. I show that such sites deserve as much attention as places of worship (the more conventional focus in the geographical study of religion) in our understanding of the place of religion in contemporary urban society. In particular, using the case of Islamic… Expand
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