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Since Vatican II, the Church has regarded secularism with deep suspicion. Many people consider it the most daunting social and intellectual obstacle to religious belief we face. The diverse forces of secularity defy easy summary, however, and few comprehensive philosophical narratives of it were available prior to Charles Taylor’s monumental study, A Secular Age. His presentation has effectively reset debates about the modern conditions for belief, which never cease to engage the church and theology. This book by Robert F. Leavitt is a fundamental theology of modernity for pastors, ministers, theology students, and laity seeking to understand and address the secular challenge to the New Evangelization in the twenty-first century.