The Crisis of European Christianity: Any Prophetic Message in Philip Jenkins’ Trilogy?

  • Yaw Attah Edu-Bekoe Trinity Theological Seminary, Legon
Keywords: African Christianity, Apologetics, Crisis, Globalization, Jenkins, Secularism


Jenkins is the author of a trilogy: The Next Christendom, The New Faces of Christianity, and God’s Continent. A major theme of these publications is the “death” of Christianity in Europe and the shift of the centre of gravity of World Christianity to the global South: Africa, Asia, and Latin America. While some scholars disagree with his thesis others agree with him. This article discusses some scholars who agreed with him.