A symbolic threshold has been crossed: now more than half of the population declares itself atheist ”, writes the philosopher Chantal Delsol. “It is the whole old continent and the West that sees the cancellation of the religion of its fathers. The movement, which is now exploding before our eyes, began a long time ago, no doubt with the philosophers of the eighteenth century and even earlier. Judeo-Christianity carries doubt with it, because it carries with it the idea of ​​truth. Thus he advances in history inhabited by his own questioning. However, we must distinguish between Christianity and Christianity. Christianity does not seem to be on the verge of extinction at all. It is spreading over large areas of Latin America and Asia. It is in the West that it vanishes. But Christianity translates as something else: Christianity as a civilization, as a power over the customs and laws of countries.

Subscribe to continue reading

Are you already a subscriber? Log in Stay informed wherever you are thanks to our digital offer

The inquiries, the editorials, the newsletters. The major current events on the devices you prefer, daily insights from Italy and the world

The web sheet at € 8.00 for one month Discover all the solutions
OR

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.