Author Eric Weiner: U.S. a ‘Flexible, Porous’ Nation for Religious Beliefs

BY News Desk  December 26, 2011 at 1:32 PM EST

Nearly one in three Americans will change religions sometime in their lives. Author Eric Weiner, who previously wrote “The Geography of Bliss,” looks at how religious preferences play out in the United States in his new book, “Man Seeks God: My Flirtations With the Divine.” In a conversation with Ray Suarez, Weiner says there is more tolerance for religious diversity than studies might suggest.

Watch the rest of their conversation on Monday’s NewsHour broadcast.