(Article of periodic en Anglais - 2014)

Document title

Political discourse and praxis in the Glasgow church

Authors(s) and Affiliation(s)

(1) University of Exeter, Exeter, ROYAUME-UNI


This article examines the political discourse and praxis in the Glasgow church. What has been reflected is that different discourses and definitions of what it means to be the Church are contested within and between separate churches, creating different spatial tendencies. It also demonstrates that ; firstly, churches that have engaged with marginalised communities within the city are hubs for new expressions of political progressivism within the Church. Secondly, this political progressivism is being instigated by leadership that is intent on rejecting their institutional power to ‘keep the peace’ within the Church. Thirdly, political progressivism was being fostered within the Church by two different types of branching out from the Church building and community


Article of periodic

published at : Political geography / ISSN 0962-6298

Editor : Butterworth-Heinemann, Oxford - ROYAUME-UNI (1992)

Millesime : 2014, vol. 38 [pp. 23-32]

Bibliographic references : 2 p.



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Go to electronic document thanks to its DOI : doi:10.1016/j.polgeo.2013.10.004

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