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Reflections and Outlook
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Hugh McLeod

On the eve of the French Revolution in 1789 ‘Christendom’ was still the taken for granted reality for most Christians; by 1914 on the eve of the First World War it was clear that the normal situation in the 20th century would be religious pluralism. In an increasing number of traditionally Christian countries, denominational diversity made it difficult for any one branch of Christianity to dominate the others. In nearly all…

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Hugh McLeod, “Reflections and Outlook”, in: History of Global Christianity Online, Editors J.H. Schjørring, N.A. Hjelm. Consulted online on 12 November 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2589-5656_HGCO_fulltextxml_COM21400>
First published online: 2018



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