Hiding behind God

did more than anyone to bring the toxic certainties of religious belief back into politics and popular culture.

preacherly tone has emboldened all manner of scriptural bureaucrats and self-appointed faith leaders eager for a public voice

bowing to religious thinking and active support for the burgeoning of the faith industry in the political arena is having all kinds of negative consequences.

newfound confidence in religion as an alternative to politics has become de rigueur internationally