A Christian Cancellation of the Secularist Truce? Waning Christian Religiosity and Waxing Religious Deprivatization in the West

@article{Achterberg2009ACC,
  title={A Christian Cancellation of the Secularist Truce? Waning Christian Religiosity and Waxing Religious Deprivatization in the West},
  author={Peter Achterberg and Dick Houtman and Stef Aupers and Willem Koster and Peter Mascini and Jeroen Waal},
  journal={Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion},
  year={2009},
  volume={48},
  pages={687-701}
}
Analysis of International Social Survey Program (ISSP) data collected in 18 Western countries in 1998 demonstrates that Christian desires for a public role of religion are strongest in countries where Christian religiosity is numerically most marginal. Moreover, Dutch data covering the period 1970–1996 confirm that the decline of the number of Christians in the Netherlands has been coincided by a strengthening of the call for public religion among the remaining faithful and by increased… 

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