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Robert Putnam And American Grace Analysis

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I found the analysis in Robert Putnam and David Campbell book “American Grace”, of how much religion has change over the last 50 years most interesting and helpful to understanding how religion changes with the culture. In the book, Putnam and Campbell say America has experienced three seismic shocks in the last 50 years. In the 1960s religious congregants plummeted due in part to the older generations expectations of the younger generations. Then, in the 1970s and the 1980s the country had transformed tremendously in all aspects more for worse than the better giving the conservatives of the time an opportunity to resurrect evangelicalism and gave rise to the Religious Right. Since the 1990s, young people especially have been turned off by
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