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

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

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A None's story : searching for meaning inside Christianity, Judaism, Buddhism, & Islam
Title
A None's story
Title remainder
searching for meaning inside Christianity, Judaism, Buddhism, & Islam
Statement of responsibility
Corinna Nicolaou
Title variation
nones story
Title variation remainder
searching for meaning inside Christianity, Judaism, Buddhism, and Islam
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Language
eng
Summary
"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 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. She explores what light they can shed on the fears and failings of her past, and 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 that nones may be radically revising the practice of faith in contemporary times." -- Publisher's description
Summary
The rising population known as "nones" for its members' lack of religious affiliation is changing American society, politics, and culture. Corinna Nicolaou is a none, and in this layered narrative, she tours America's major traditional religions to see what, if anything, one might lack without God. 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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Biography type
autobiography
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10484167
Cataloging source
DLC
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Nicolaou, Corinna
Dewey number
200
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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True
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  • Nicolaou, Corinna
  • Non-church-affiliated people
  • Spiritual biography
  • Christianity
  • Judaism
  • Buddhism
  • Islam
Target audience
adult
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searching for meaning inside Christianity, Judaism, Buddhism, and Islam
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A None's story : searching for meaning inside Christianity, Judaism, Buddhism, & Islam, Corinna Nicolaou
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volume
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  • nc
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rdacarrier
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text
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  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn927400908
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xiv, 289 pages
Isbn
9780231173940
Lccn
2015032283
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)927400908
Label
A None's story : searching for meaning inside Christianity, Judaism, Buddhism, & Islam, Corinna Nicolaou
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn927400908
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xiv, 289 pages
Isbn
9780231173940
Lccn
2015032283
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)927400908

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