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Christianity in Europe
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Grace Davie

MAP 7 Religion is Europe.
© PETER PALM, BERLIN/GERMANY.
MAP 7 Religion is Europe.

© PETER PALM, BERLIN/GERMANY.

1 Introduction

This chapter considers the situation pertaining to religion – and in particular to Christianity – in Europe since 1945.1 It has three sections and a short conclusion that draws the threads together. The first section approaches the question in chronological terms, taking as its st…

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Grace Davie, “Christianity in Europe”, in: History of Global Christianity Online, Editors J.H. Schjørring, N.A. Hjelm. Consulted online on 21 May 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2589-5656_HGCO_fulltextxml_COM32100>
First published online: 2018



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