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A None's Story – "Searching for Meaning Inside Christianity, Judaism, Buddhism, and Islam" - Columbia Scholarship Online
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A None's Story: "Searching for Meaning Inside Christianity, Judaism, Buddhism, and Islam"

Corinna Nicolaou


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 mo ... More

Keywords: None, Religion, Faith, Unaffiliated, denomination

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Print publication date: 2016 Print ISBN-13: 9780231173940
Published to Columbia Scholarship Online: September 2016 DOI:10.7312/columbia/9780231173940.001.0001


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Corinna Nicolaou, author

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