Malory Nye

Academic & writer at University of Glasgow

Malory Nye is an academic and writer, who teaches at the University of Glasgow. He has a particular interest in multiculturalism, diversity, religion, history, and contemporary social issues. He has been the principal of an HE college in Scotland, and has also taught and been affiliated with King's College London, University of Stirling, and the University of Aberdeen. He is the author of several books, including Multiculturalism and Minority Religions in Britain, and Religion: the Basics. He also edits the journal titled Culture and Religion. His most recent book is There shall be an independent Scotland. He produces two podcasts: Religion Bites and History's Ink. His website is at
If the Study of Religion Is the Answer Then What Is the

If the Study of Religion Is the Answer Then What Is the Question?

Despite narratives of the slow but inevitable 'death of religion' -- and indeed the strident 'death to religion' of new atheists, such as Richard Dawkins -- there have been plenty of students and policy makers wanting to crack the nut of dealing with (and trying to understand) religion.
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