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Who Cares if Britain isn’t a Christian Country?

Christianity's supremacy is being challenged by secularism—and other faiths

By Sameer Rahim  

Empty pews? A view of Westminster Abbey © John Stillwell / PA Archive/Press Association Images

In Philip Larkin’s poem “Church Going,” the poet visits a country church and wonders who “Will be the last, the / very last, to seek / This place for what it was.” Though Britain has changed in unimaginable ways since Larkin published his poem in 1954, the question he posed is more pertinent than ever. The number of self-identifying Christians has…

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