Posted: May 03, 2015 7:40 am
by Blackadder
Clive Durdle wrote:Read a fascinating comment in Norman Gear The Divine Demon, that xianity is actually the religion of feudalism, and its high point was under the Sun King, with the French Revolution as the beginning of its end.

I thought that was a fascinating way to categorise religions, as core parts of political structures.

By that token, Christianity is also the religion of the Industrial Revolution. As others have pointed out, correlation =/= causation.