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Taking Leave of Religion

Gwenda Kaczor for The Chronicle Review

November 20, 2011 Premium content for subscribers. Subscribe Today

A secular wind is blowing across America.

Consider the numbers. Seventeen percent of Americans now claim "none" as their religion, up from 8.2 percent in 1990—a doubling in just over 20 years. The Pew Forum on Religion & Public Life's U.S...

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