Notre Dame: An Omen: Christianity is Burning — and with it, Western Civilization

Every major Western (and one major non-Western) social and intellectual force has conspired to rid Europe of Christianity and the civilization it produced.  Within the Western world, the French Enlightenment — the intellectual basis of the French Revolution and the modern West — sought to replace Christianity, and religion in general, with secularism rooted in reason. No G od, Bible or Ten Commandments is necessary for morality or meaning: reason (and science) will replace them.  The two final deathblows to Christianity in Europe were the world wars. World War I ended most Westerners’ belief in the nation-state and the West.  Read more: