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It seemed to start in the 1960s with young people abandoning organized religion. It reached critical mass in recent years when more and more people realized that technological advances and consumer acquisitions couldn't answer their deeper questions about life.
Today, the search for spiritual meaning has become as hyped as the women's World Soccer Cup team.
But does this longing for faith have any spiritual substance? And, like the latest fad in fashion, will it eventually fade?
Jonathan Yardley, book editor for The Washington Post, took dead aim at that question when he reviewed Winifred Gallagher's ``Working on God'' (Random House, $24.95). The review was published in Book World and reprinted in part in Context Newsletter.
The book examines new approaches to Western faiths, the impact of …