Apr 17, 2021

Benjamin Basset: pagans and Christians then and now

Did the faith make Europe or did Europe make the faith?

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What are the relationship between Christianity, ancient paganism, and Western culture? Does mass secularization in the West presage a new pagan era? Where is “New Atheism” 15 years after its peak?

These are just some of the questions Ben Bassett and I mull over. Bassett is an archaeologist but has a deep interest in ancient history. Three years ago he wr…

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