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News stories about religion, and especially Islam, have been so ubiquitous in the past few weeks that our cover story may appear to be stating the obvious. But the secular tide is actually still rising across most of Europe. It is the god-fearing who are more likely to feel embattled in western societies—with the famous exception of America. If, however, Eric Kaufmann’s thesis is correct, that secular tide will turn over the next few decades and the demographic currents will carry Europe, even godless Britain, in a more American direction.

This is not only because of the greater religiosity, and…

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