Shaping debate on religion in public life.

Reviews

Greg Smith reviews this edited volume by Shamim Miah, Pete Sanderson and Paul Thomas. He applauds the authors’ focus on the particularities of multiculturalism in northern former mill towns but wonders whether religious identity needs to be addressed more explicitly in this study of societal make-up in northern England. The subtitle of this book could […]


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Senior Research Fellow John Reader questions the power of the algorithm in this review of Ed Finn’s book ‘What Algorithms Want’. This book sets out to examine how computational systems are transforming the world in which we live and work, and to develop an “algorithmic” interpretation of the world (p. 5). One means of doing […]


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In our latest review, Greg Smith finds much to recommend in Matthew Kaemingk’s book on the relationships between Muslims, Christians and secularists in the Netherlands and the USA. What are the connections between the iconic cities of Amsterdam, Mecca and New York? How can Christians, Muslims and liberal secularists live in peace together and engage […]


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