The statutory presence of the Church of England in prisons should give it a voice on issues of imprisonment, but it remains largely silent
HV Social pathology. Social and public welfare. Criminology
JN101 Great Britain
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AbstractThe formal links between the Church of England and prisons are strongly embedded in legislation and constitutional practice, despite changing patterns of religious practice in society. Despite this, Peter Phillips argues, the isolation of many prison chaplains from the mainstream of the church has prevented the Church of England from raising ethical and practical prison concerns in the public forum.
Phillips, Peter (2016) The statutory presence of the Church of England in prisons should give it a voice on issues of imprisonment, but it remains largely silent. Religion and the public Sphere (06 Sep 2016) Blog.