The (Frightening) Moral Implications of a World without Christianity

Some may be cheering as they witness the rising wave of Euro-secularization, where many in western societies have become increasingly atheistic, post-material, and secular. Ron Inglehart of the University of Michigan’s World Values Surveys has distinguished these “secular/rational and self-expressive” countries from the “traditional/religious and survival” countries in other poorer parts of the world (Inglehart, …

Can Christianity Survive Secularization in the West?

Why are people so happy in secular Europe and what can the United States do to raise its levels of subjective well-being? This article has several objectives. The first objective is to examine the impact of secularization on Europe and the United States given changing religious climates and the acceptance of once taboo social issues. …