With the eventual rejection of deism, its negative work remained and Christianity was not restored to its originally central place in Western culture. Modern culture — its art, education, and politics — was freed from formal Christian influence. Men made a deliberate attempt to organize a religiously neutral civilization. This meant that faith had to be confined to the home and the heart. This is what we find today in modern secular societies.
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