We began our study with the intention of bringing into the foreground an aspect of the constitutional framework which is often relegated to the periphery of academic discussion, namely its religious dimension. Generally speaking, this is only brought into the limelight in order to be critiqued at the level of abstract principle, or when some very particular elements of its structures are creaking under the strains of twenty-first-century social and political pressures (for example, the compulsory daily act of worship within state schools without a religious character).