The decline of religious affiliation in the United States has harmed the Left more than the Right. It has also produced millions of spiritual-but-not-religious Americans who are lonely and hungry for a nourishing community. We should organize them.
Alec Gewirtz is a writer based in New York City and cofounder of The Nearness. He has a BA in Religion from Princeton University and he was a Fulbright Research Fellow at the University of Toronto.