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The Younger Generation Finds Religion

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The Younger Generation Finds Religion

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Recent articles have reported that young adults are turning to religion to the surprise — and sometimes chagrin — of their less observant parents. Guests discuss God and the generation gap, and why parents aren't always thrilled when their children become more observant.

Cathy Lynn Grossman, author, "Religious bonds divide some parents, kids," published in USA Today

Shaya Rochester, raised in the Reform Jewish tradition, Rochester became more observant during his college years and is now part of the Orthodox Jewish community

Ruth Rochester, mother of Shaya Rochester

Geneive Abdo, author, Mecca and Main Street: Muslim life in America After 9/11

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