A New York Times Notable Book of the Year
A Times Literary Supplement Book of the Year
A Globe and Mail Best Book of the Year
A Publishers Weekly Best Book of the Year
A Tablet Best Book of the Year
Winner of a Christianity Today Book Award
--The Economist "Taylor takes on the broad phenomenon of secularization in its full complexity... A] voluminous, impressively researched and often fascinating social and intellectual history."
--Jack Miles, Los Angeles Times "A Secular Age is a work of stupendous breadth and erudition."
--John Patrick Diggins, New York Times Book Review "A culminating dispatch from the philosophical frontlines. It is at once encyclopedic and incisive, a sweeping overview that is no less analytically rigorous for its breadth."
--Steven Hayward, Cleveland Plain Dealer " A] thumping great volume."
--Stuart Jeffries, The Guardian "Very occasionally there appears a book destined to endure. A Secular Age is such a book."
--Edward Skidelsky, Daily Telegraph "It is refreshing to read an inquiry into the condition of religion that is exploratory in its approach."
--John Gray, Harper's "A Secular Age represents a singular achievement."
--Christopher J. Insole, Times Literary Supplement "A determinedly brilliant new book."
--London Review of Books