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.
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