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Press: But not a word about Christianity

by Andrew Brown

THIS was a great week for religious illiteracy. Let us start with David Cameron’s speech on multiculturalism and extremism. As I spent most of the week in Macau, it made per­haps even less sense than it would normally have done. Religion there is fantastically syn­cretic: I photographed one little shrine in which the line-up of two Taoist deities and a Buddha was completed by a drooping oleo­graph of Jesus. The only religious observance seemed to require setting off enormous ...

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