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Sticks and stones: the use of anti-secular discourse in Britain

Kettell, Steven (2015) Sticks and stones: the use of anti-secular discourse in Britain. British Politics and Policy at LSE (06 Oct 2015). Blog Entry.

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Abstract

The past decade has seen the rise of a strident anti-secular discourse in Britain. Based on the idea that a militant, aggressive and intolerant form of secularism wants to marginalise faith and drive it out of the public square, anti-secular rhetoric has found growing popularity among political and religious figures aiming to promote a greater role for faith in the public realm. The interests and motives behind this discourse, however, are substantively divergent, and the prospects of success are slim, writes Steven Kettell.

Item Type: Online resource (Blog Entry)
Official URL: http://blogs.lse.ac.uk/politicsandpolicy
Additional Information: © 2015 The Author(s) CC BY-NC-ND 3.0; Online
Divisions: LSE
Subjects: B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > BL Religion
J Political Science > JF Political institutions (General)
J Political Science > JN Political institutions (Europe) > JN101 Great Britain
Sets: Collections > British Politics and Policy at LSE
Date Deposited: 11 Apr 2017 14:27
Last Modified: 20 Feb 2019 16:09
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/73475

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