Mr Rupert Shortt

Rupert was the Religion Editor and Hispanic Editor of The Times Literary Supplement from 2000 to 2020 and was previously Assistant Editor of The Tablet. He held a Visiting Fellowship at Oxford University from 2011 to 2013. His books include: Benedict XVI (Hodder, 2005), Christianophobia: A Faith Under Attack (Penguin, 2012), Rowan’s Rule: The Biography of the Archbishop (Hodder, 2014), God Is No Thing: Coherent Christianity (Hurst, 2016), Does Religion Do More Harm Than Good? (SPCK, 2019), Outgrowing Dawkins: God for Grown-Ups (SPCK, 2019), The Hardest Problem: God, Evil and Suffering (Hodder, 2022), and The Eclipse of Christianity and Why It Matters (Hodder, 2024)