Was Christianity in the 20th Century Good for Europe?

Perspective Writers' Votes
Loading Discussion

The net contribution of Christianity to the improvement of Europeans' quality of life during the 20th century was positive.

  • Christian buildings were a net positive factor.

  • Christian customs were a net positive factor.

  • Churches were active to overcome the great tragedies of European live in the 20th century.

  • Christian institutions were harming the lives of Europeans.

  • Christian theology was negative for Europeans.

  • It was the advances of science and technology that made life better for Europeans in the 20th century, not Christianity. In fact, Christianity made life much worse for European Jews in the 20th century as it gave precedence for Antisemitism.

  • Whlist not the main reason, Christianity couldn't help that 20th century was one of the most atrocious in terms of death, war and human slaughtering in Europe. If the main religion of a continent can't avoid that harmful aspects, it can't be indicated as good.