The Resource A None's story: : searching for meaning inside Christianity, Judaism, Buddhism, & Islam, Corinna Nicolaou, (ebook)

A None's story: : searching for meaning inside Christianity, Judaism, Buddhism, & Islam, Corinna Nicolaou, (ebook)

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A None's story: : searching for meaning inside Christianity, Judaism, Buddhism, & Islam
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A None's story:
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searching for meaning inside Christianity, Judaism, Buddhism, & Islam
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Corinna Nicolaou
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eng
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The rising population known as "nones" for its members' lack of religious affiliation is changing American society, politics, and culture. Many nones believe in God and even visit places of worship, but they do not identify with a specific faith or belong to a spiritual community. Corinna Nicolaou is a none, and in this layered narrative, she describes what it is like for her and thousands of others to live without religion or to be spiritual without committing to a specific faith. Nicolaou also tours America's major traditional religions to see what, if anything, one might lack without God. She moves through Christianity's denominations, learning their tenets and worshiping alongside their followers. She travels to Los Angeles to immerse herself in Judaism, Berkeley to educate herself about Buddhism, and Dallas and Washington, D.C., to familiarize herself with Islam. These encounters prove the significant role religion still plays in modern life. They also exemplify the vibrant relationship between religion and American culture and the enduring value it provides to immigrants and outsiders. Though she remains a devout none, Nicolaou's experiences reveal points of contact between the religious and the unaffiliated, suggesting nones may be radically revising the practice of faith in contemporary times
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Nicolaou, Corinna
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200
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non fiction
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  • Nicolaou, Corinna
  • Non-church-affiliated people
  • Spiritual biography
  • Christianity
  • Judaism
  • Buddhism
  • Islam
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adult
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A None's story: : searching for meaning inside Christianity, Judaism, Buddhism, & Islam, Corinna Nicolaou, (ebook)
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9780231541251
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MWT11861914
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11861914
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MWT11861914
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
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A None's story: : searching for meaning inside Christianity, Judaism, Buddhism, & Islam, Corinna Nicolaou, (ebook)
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Publication
Color
multicolored
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9780231541251
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11861914
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11861914
System control number
MWT11861914
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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