Living With Gods review – 40,000 years of religious art, and this is it?

By Jonathan Jones

British Museum, London
Heavenly objects in a sterile limbo: the British Museum's collection of faith-based artworks fails to convince – perhaps it works better on Radio 4

After a few minutes in the exhibition that accompanies Neil MacGregor's new BBC Radio 4 series on the power of religion, my skin started to sizzle and my blood to boil. I truly felt branded inside, marked out as a reprobate, for the premise of the show is that belief in God(s) is such a universal human trait that if you lack it, you may not be human.

The premise here is that belief in religion is such a universal human trait that if you lack it, you may not be human

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