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JAMES A HAUGHT – The Long, Slow Death of Religion

By now, it’s clear that religion is fading in America, as it has done in most advanced Western democracies. Dozens of surveys find identical evidence: Fewer American adults, especially those under 30, attend church — or even belong to a church.  They tell interviewers their religion is “none.” They ignore faith. Since 1990, the “nones” have exploded rapidly as a …