Christopher Dawson on spiritual crisis

“the secularization of Western society brought with it not only a loss of religious unity and religious faith, but also the disappearance of those objective and moral standards which provided a spiritual basis for social and political life. Hence the growing unease of spiritual unrest and maladjustment that accompanied the progress of modern civilization”:

Christopher Dawson, Religion and the Modern State (1935).

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