Secularism in Retreat

The world today, with some exceptions, is as furiously religious as it ever was, and in some places more so than ever.

Issue: Winter 1996-1997

A few years ago the first volume coming out of the Fundamentalism
Project landed on my desk. The Fundamentalism Project was generously
funded by the MacArthur Foundation and chaired by Martin Marty, the
distinguished church historian at the University of Chicago. While a
number of very reputable scholars took part in it, and although the
published results are of generally excellent quality, my
contemplation of this first volume evoked in me what has been called
an Aha! experience.

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