D-Day for God?

The horrors of the Second World War led many in the west to conclude that God was dead. And, as religious belief declined, millions began to turn to drugs, rock music and the psychiatrist's couch

Worshippers inside the Duke Street Baptist Church in Richmond, Surrey, listening to a service in 1954. (Photo by Bert Hardy/Picture Post/Getty Images)

This article was first published in the February 2014 issue of BBC History Magazine

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