The Power of Symbols and Symbols as Power : Secularism and Religion as Guarantors of Cultural Convergence

@inproceedings{Mancini2009ThePO,
  title={The Power of Symbols and Symbols as Power : Secularism and Religion as Guarantors of Cultural Convergence},
  author={Susanna Mancini},
  year={2009}
}
This paper focuses on the conflicts that arise in relation to “the place” of religious symbols in the public sphere, and, specifically, in State schools. Such conflicts, I believe, do not only reflect most of the dilemmas that liberal democracies face in the attempt to reconcile constitutionalism and religion through adherence to secularism in the public… CONTINUE READING