There’s a window of opportunity to bring young adults back after they leave organized religion, says sociologist Melinda Lundquist Denton. Almost two decades ago, a small group of sociologists embarked on a longitudinal research project called the National Study of Youth and Religion (NSYR). Hosted by the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and the University of Notre Dame, NSYR researchers tracked the faith lives of America’s youth for a full 10-year span, from early adolescence into emerging adulthood. Their findings were reported in three books: Soul Searching, Souls in Transition, and A Faith of Their Own. The culmination…

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