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Diana Eck

Clip: Season 4 | 7m 15s

In 1965, a change in the law opened up the US to millions of new immigrants from Asia, Africa, and the Middle East. They brought their religions with them and — although they are still only a small percentage of the overall population — in the words of Diana Eck of Harvard University, “We are now religious in so many different ways than we ever imagined before that it takes our breath away.”

Aired: 06/21/01

Rating: NR

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