Religion and the Public Sphere

New Conversations

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Editor(s): 
James Walters, Esther Kersley
  • New York, NY: 
    Routledge
    , June
     2018.
     122 pages.
     $39.95.
     Paperback.
    ISBN
    9781138091238.
     For other formats: Link to Publisher's Website.
Review coming soon!

Review by Eric Chalfant forthcoming.

Description

Religion and the Public Sphere: New Conversations explores the changing contribution of religion to public life today. Bringing together a diverse group of preeminent scholars on religion, each chapter explores an aspect of religion in the public realm, from law, liberalism, the environment and security to the public participation of religious minorities and immigration. This book engages with religion in new ways, going beyond religious literacy or debates around radicalisation, to look at how religion can contribute to public discourse. Religion, this book will show, can help inform the most important debates of our time.

About the Author(s)/Editor(s)/Translator(s): 

James Walters is Director of the London School of Economics' Faith Centre, Senior Lecturer in Practice at the LSE Marshall Institute and a Senior Fellow of the LSE Institute of Public Affairs. 

Esther Kersley is the Research Officer for Religion and the Public Sphere at the London School of Economics.

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