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It Turns Out That a Less-Christian America Might Be a Worse America

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Months ago Ross Douthat wrote a prescient piece arguing that if the Left disliked the religious right, it will positively loathe the post-religious right. In other words, the absence of religion does not necessarily or even likely lead to the growth of tolerance and moderation. Yesterday, Rod Dreher pointed readers to a hearty amen from The Atlantic’s Peter Beinart. Religious engagement is fading on the Right, but that does not mean that the Right is becoming kinder, gentler, or more acceptable to the Left. Here’s Beinart: Secularism is indeed correlated with greater tolerance of gay marriage and pot legalization. But...
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