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Does religion do more harm than good?

The answer from an expert panel was yes, no and maybe

By Sameer Rahim  
The aftermath of the 1995 Tokyo Sarin attack carried out by a religious cult © Chiaki Tsukumo / AP/Press Association Images

The aftermath of the 1995 Tokyo Sarin attack carried out by a religious cult © Chiaki Tsukumo / AP/Press Association Images

Gathering at Newcastle University on 16th February, an expert panel discussed the thorny issue of “Does Religion Do More Harm Than Good?” The debate is part of a series organised by the British Academy in association with Prospect. It was chaired by Professor Helen Berry of Newcastle University, and…

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