Does Religion Do More Harm than Good?

Rupert Shortt

Are the world’s major spiritual traditions sources of greater discord than harmony? Or are conflicts that are widely blamed on faith differences, actually fundamentally social and political in nature? Rupert Shortt explores one of the most disputed questions of our time.

Rupert Shortt is religion editor of The Times Literary Supplement. A journalist and writer, his latest book is Does Religion Do More Harm than Good?