Author of The Next Christendom

God's Continent


The Future of Christianity Trilogy

The Next Christendom: The Coming of Global Christianity, Revised and

Expanded Edition The New Faces of Christianity: Believing the Bible in the Global South God's Continent: Christianity, Islam, and Europe's Religious Crisis

Decade of Nightmares: The End of the Sixties and the Making of Eighties America

Dream Catchers: How Mainstream America Discovered Native Spirituality

The New Anti-Catholicism: The Last Acceptable Prejudice

Images of Terror: What We Can and Can't Know about Terrorism

Beyond Tolerance: Child Pornography on the Internet

Hidden Gospels: How the Search for Jesus Lost Its Way

Mystics and Messiahs: Cults and New Religions in American History

The Cold War at Home: The Red Scare in Pennsylvania 1945-1960

Synthetic Panics: The Politics of Designer Drugs

Moral Panic: Changing Concepts of the Child Molester in Modern America

A History of the United States

Hoods and Shirts: The Extreme Right in Pennsylvania 1925-1950

Pedophiles and Priests: Anatomy of a Contemporary Crisis

Using Murder: The Social Construction of Serial Homicide

Intimate Enemies: Moral Panics in Contemporary Great Britain

A History of Modern Wales 1536-1990

Crime and Justice: Issues and Ideas

The Making of a Ruling Class: The Glamorgan Gentry 1640-1790


Christianity, Islam, and Europe's Religious Crisis

Philip Jenkins o^ora



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Library of Congress Cataloging-in-Publication Data Jenkins, Philip, 1952-God's continent : Christianity, Islam, and Europe's religious crisis / Philip Jenkins. p. cm.

Includes bibliographical references and index. ISBN 978-0-19-531395-6 1. Christianity—Europe—21st century. 2. Islam—Europe—21st century. 3. Europe—Religion—21st century. 4. Christianity and other religions—Islam. 5. Islam—Relations—Christianity. I. Title. BR735.J46 2007 200.94'090511—dc22 2006038654

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