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As religious as this country may be, many Americans are not religious at all. The group of religiously unaffiliated – dubbed “nones”– has been growing. One-fifth of Americans say they’re nones, as are one in three under 30.
The importance of this article is that it makes a connection between ‘politisation’ of religion and the growing tendency of people to stay away from institutions. If this proves to be true, religious leaders should rethink the way they engage in public debates.
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