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Young Believers and Non-Believers: Finding Community in an Age of Disconnection
August 16, 2019
Millennials and Gen Z are struggling to find connections as they trend away from religious affiliation. Originally aired on May 24, 2019.
The Underserved August 16, 2019
Varun Soni presides over the largest collection of chaplains and student faith groups at a secular American university. One of the few Hindu chaplains in the country, Soni worries that young people, increasingly disconnected from religious and other institutions, are wondering not just how to live their lives, but why they should live. We also talk to Chris Stedman about his transition from faith to secularism, and ways to build community among non-religious people.
Varun Soni, dean of religious life at the University of Southern California
Chris Stedman, former humanist chaplain at Harvard University, Yale University and author of Faitheist: How an Atheist Found Common Ground with the Religious
The Next Mormons August 16, 2019
Jana Riess shares her findings on one of the most comprehensive studies of young Mormons to date, a survey that asked them about everything from their church attendance to their coffee consumption to their sexual behavior. Riess found a generation in between – one that both honors and questions church teachings. She describes a tension among millennial Mormons who can feel caught between a faith that teaches love, but a culture that offers a broader definition of inclusivity for women, LGBTQ people and others.
Rabbis, Married, and Millennials August 16, 2019
We talk to Sarah Krinsky and Daniel Novik, two rabbis – both 28 --who are married to each other. We asked them about the role of religion and spirituality in the lives of their generational peers, and how they feel they can best serve young people and others who may not feel comfortable in traditional Jewish institutions. The couple discuss the importance of listening and honoring the choices of Jews less connected to Judaism than they.

Sarah Krinsky, assistant rabbi at Adas Israel Congregation in Washington, D.C.
Daniel Novick, assistant director of The George Washington University's Hillel