Victorian decline of religion | History homework help


Write 300 words on what were the principle factors contributing to a rise of indifference toward religion during the Victorian era at the end of the nineteenth century. Why do you think that religion declined during this period of time? What were the major factors?    

  1. Give a brief review or summary of the challenges faced by the Christian religion in the Victorian era in Europe near the end of the nineteenth century, from chapter 4, pp. 245 to 246.
  2. Give your own reaction to the idea that religious belief and membership was declining due to Darwin, Marx, nationalism, rationalism in theology and critical studies of Christian doctrine.
  3. What effects do you think these same factors might have had on twentieth-century Evangelicalism?