AbstractWhether it is the Burkini, ritual slaughter, or violence putatively inspired by religion (see also a critical view regarding the Islam–terrorism connection), religion is back in public debate. Characteristically of the early 21st century, ‘religion’ almost invariably means Islam—especially when the news is bad. For balance, though, let’s mention clergy sexual abuse, one of the more persistent Christian controversies. And there are many more from all the world’s religions. Indeed, it would see...