The racialisation of religion is a widespread phenomenon. In Norway, folk church culture is often an antidote to religious conservativism, but it is also shaped by Norwegianness and whiteness.
Lars Laird Iversen
Lars Laird Iversen works as a sociologist. His topics of expertise include religion, racism, national identity, education, democracy and disagreement, as well as a sideline in happiness studies. He is an associate professor at the Norwegian School of Theology, Religion and Society in Oslo, Norway. Iversen lives in Oslo with his family.