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Will ‘Twilight’ and ‘True Blood’ Replace Religion in Teenagers?

Young people become have increasingly irreligious in countries such as Denmark, yet they still ponder the big questions: Is there a heaven? What happens to us when we die? Will we turn into vampires? Well, perhaps not that last question, but according to Line Nybro Petersen of the University of Copenhagen’s film and media studies department, supernatural-themed television shows and movies are helping teenagers explore questions about life and death—and some of them find the answers they’re looking for.

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