The Death of Religion
The death of religion does not occur because one feels that he has been let down by the promises of this or that deity; or that stories passed down to him seem quite unlikely to be true. The death to the religious dimension of man (and the society in which he lives) can only come about if thankfulness dies in him.
It is just as we have read about the prophet Elijah in his great confrontation with the priests of baal. When they were proven to be wrong, indeed false prophets, the people did not run from religion but to the