Europe's Christian comeback

The West is awash with fear of the Islamisation of Europe. The rise of Islam, many warn, could transform the continent into "Eurabia," a term popularised by Harvard historian Niall Ferguson and other pundits. Such grim prophecies may sell books, but they ignore reality. For all we hear about Islam, Europe remains a stronger Christian fortress than people realise. What's more, it is showing little sign of giving ground to Islam or any other faith for that matter - Philip Jenkins