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And Then There Were Nones: How Millennials’ Flight From Religion is Transforming American Politics

In 1979, Jerry Falwell launched the Moral Majority, a “pro-family” lobby group for evangelical Christians that was aimed at thwarting the secular forces set in motion by the counterculture of the 1960s. In a speech at the time, Falwell told a crowd of fellow evangelicals that America didn’t really have a Bible Belt. Rather, he bellowed from his podium to the cheers of the crowd, “There’s a Bible cloak in America that covers the whole blooming republic, and they’re everywhere ready for the leadership [that] preachers [like] you and I can offer them —and let’s give it to them!”
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6 Ways Humanist Funerals Are Transforming Contemporary Spirituality | Sojourners


As a mortician, I’ve been involved in a variety of funerals. As a religious person, I view them from a unique perspective — how we care for the body, and how this intertwines with one’s personal faith.
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