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Katherine Kersten

More Religious Than Ever? Modern American Faith Increasingly Drained of Content by Katherine Kersten, chair of the Center of the American Experiment and commentator on National Public Radio's "All Things Considered."  Reprinted with permission from the Star Tribune, Minneapolis, MN, Nov. 20, 1996.  "According to recent polls, 70 percent of Americans belong to a church or synagogue. By this measure, our nation is more religious than ever....According to a 1988 Gallup poll, the vast majority of Americans agree that people 'should arrive at their religious beliefs independent of any church or synagogue."  Jan/Feb 1997 Theology Matters p. 8