Between Christendom and Christianity. The Church in Flanders
(Jan Kerkhofs) The Low Countries - 1995, № 3, pp. 225-232
Flanders remained a strong and homogeneous Roman Catholic area shortly after the Second World War. Today the Church in Flanders is not longer as strong as it used to be, but in a whole new phase. The change is gathering momentum. It is impossible to predict what the Christian scene will look like a decade hence. In the meantime the scene is still profoundly characterised by thousands of churches and monuments, the result of 1500 years of Christendom, and no alternative has yet succeeded in replacing this Christianity as a meaningful ideology.
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