Modern Believing

THEOLOGY AND THE PUBLIC SQUARE: MAPPING THE FIELD

Modern Believing (2020), 61, (1), 7–21.

Abstract

This article asks what happens when theology ‘goes public’: what some of the key issues are in relation to the changing profile and role of religion in society – global, local and national – and how theologians have approached the issue of how the voices of faith might speak into the public domain. Where are the critical points in society, economics, politics, health and welfare where we feel the voices and influence of people of faith are most effective; and where are they absent; or most needed? What moves us to hope and action in relation to our ‘common life’?

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Graham, Elaine