Culture COMMENTARY: If millennials leave religion, then what? By Peter Levine | April 21, 2014 ShareTweet EmailPrint More More on Culture Subscribe to Culture Peter Levine is a professor of citizenship and public affairs and director of the Center for Information and Research on Civic Learning and Engagement at Tufts University, and the author of "We Are The Ones We Have Been Waiting For: The Promise of Civic Renewal in America." Photo courtesy of Peter Levine Active RNS subscribers and members can view this content by logging-in here.(RNS) Maybe millennials will find or create secular equivalents to churches and other congregations. But those alternatives will have to match the depth, flexibility, long arc, and motivational force of religion.