From the May, 2008 issue of Touchstone
islam Continental Drift by Graeme Hunter

Continental Drift

God's Continent: Christianity, Islam and Europe's Religious Crisis
by Philip Jenkins
Oxford University Press, 2007
(340 pages, $28.00, hardcover)

reviewed by Graeme Hunter

Though few today would think of Europe as “God’s Continent,” Philip Jenkins, Distinguished Professor of History and Religious Studies at Pennsylvania State University, does. He devotes his book of that title—with The Next Christendom and The New Faces of Christianity, the third in a trilogy about global Christianity—to explaining how the religious situation in Europe is different from what most of us suppose. The title is the first of many surprises that await the r . . .


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