Scholar and Writer,
Manini Sheker is a scholar and writer interested in religion, the arts, social justice, the environment and the good life. Her writing has appeared in The Guardian, openDemocracy and Litro, among others
Poverty and development
What good is religion?
International development has focused on material goods, but religion has an important role to play in human flourishing
Where the rivers meet
Pilgrims have long sought in India’s holiest city an antidote to the modern West, but Varanasi is more dream than reality