Or, more likely, find a different church that better matches with their value system (which is what Jews do with the Conservative movement vs orthodoxy), or create a new movement (i.e. new age movement), or become individual believers with support from the internet....<quoted text>
A book from 1824 lamenting the at most small increase in believers since the ages of it's hardpressed inception. In absolute numbers close to zilch so to say.
Mind at least four episodes of plaque in the meantime.
But Mahomet considered as the competition.
I suppose people are more naief nowadays or go off on a tangent, as if a different church would remedy the issue.
Or you might say that diversity works it's wonders.
best take the FrontPage and leaf to the content, press blue.
My point being is that the response to modernity is more sophisticated than is being posited here.