Francis Spufford’s “Unapologetic: Why, Despite Everything, Christianity Can Still Make Surprising Emotional Sense” is aimed primarily at what he calls “godless Europeans,” the post-Enlightenment elites who tend to regard religion with bemusement as a silly fairy tale, if not with open hostility, as a dangerous superstition. Photo courtesy HarperOne

Francis Spufford’s “Unapologetic: Why, Despite Everything, Christianity Can Still Make Surprising Emotional Sense” is aimed primarily at what he calls “godless Europeans,” the post-Enlightenment elites who tend to regard religion with bemusement as a silly fairy tale, if not with open hostility, as a dangerous superstition. Photo courtesy HarperOne