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A new role for the church? Reassessing the place of religion in the Greek public sphere

By Effie Fokas


This title is borrowed from a 1999 article by Nicos Alivizatos, in which he considered whether the election of Archbishop Christodoulos ushered in a new role for the church vis-à-vis the Greek state. Ten years on, in the aftermath of the election of a new archbishop – Ieronymos – it seems fitting to revisit the question and, in so doing, to reassess the place of religion in the Greek public sphere

Topics: DF Greece, BR Christianity, HM Sociology
Publisher: The Hellenic Observatory
Year: 2008
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