Rupert Shortt

What does Christian atheism mean?

27 April 2024 9:00 am

Slavoj Žižek claims to value Christianity’s ‘dissident’ credentials, but his atheist vision of reality rests on assumptions repeatedly challenged by Jesus

Do evil and suffering discredit Christian belief?

28 December 2023 10:33 pm

It is the question of questions for most believers, let alone countless others either drawn to religion or repelled by…

Spain’s MeToo problem goes far beyond the Rubiales scandal

30 August 2023 9:41 pm

The Luis Rubiales scandal is being presented in Britain as ‘The kiss that started Spain’s MeToo movement’. But, in reality,…

A reluctant unbeliever

8 April 2023 9:00 am

He dismisses the philosophy of religion as sixth-formish point-scoring. But are his own ruminations any more profound?

Joseph Ratzinger’s coat of many colours

12 December 2020 9:00 am

A common but flawed assumption about Joseph Ratzinger is that he is simply an ardent conservative. That’s the figure we…