Secularization in the North Atlantic

Posted September 4, 2017 10:00 pm by Dr. Adam DeVille

A certain bourgeois blogger banging on about Benedictine bourbons and beers, whom I have discussed at more length than he probably deserves, has built much of his case, such as it is, on claims to understand the trends towards ‘secularization’ in the United States. It would perhaps be an interesting exercise to set that blogger’s book and its claims alongside a new study released at the end of July: Secularization and Religious Innovation in the North Atlantic World, eds. David N. Hempton and  Hugh McLeod (Oxford UP, 2017), 384pp.About this scholarly collection we are told:In the early twenty-first century it

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