skip to content
Choosing our religion : the spiritual lives of America's Nones Preview this item
ClosePreview this item

Choosing our religion : the spiritual lives of America's Nones

Author: Elizabeth Drescher
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, [2016] ©2016
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:
The growth of the so-called Nones - people unaffiliated with religious institutions - has captivated religious and political leaders concerned with the implications of a 'decline of religion' in the United States. But most Nones are not non-believers, most were raised in religious households, and many have robust spiritual lives that intertwine with the lives of the religiously affiliated. 'Choosing Our Religion'  Read more...
You are not connected to the Fuller Libraries network. Access to online content and services may require you to authenticate with your library. Remote Access Login
Getting this item's online copy... Getting this item's online copy...

Find a copy in the library

Getting this item's location and availability... Getting this item's location and availability...

WorldCat

Find it in libraries globally
Worldwide libraries own this item

Details

Genre/Form: Electronic books
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Drescher, Elizabeth.
Choosing our religion.
New York : Oxford University Press, [2016]
(DLC) 2015034053
(OCoLC)921864742
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Elizabeth Drescher
ISBN: 9780199341238 0199341230 9780190263331 0190263334
OCLC Number: 936322616
Description: 1 online resource (xiii, 324 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Cover; Choosing Our Religion; Copyright; Contents; Tables and Figures; Acknowledgments; Introduction: An American Spiritual Pilgrimage; 1. Nones beyond the Numbers; 2. Becoming None: Religiously Manufactured Spiritual Self-​Invention; 3. Companions on the Journey: Resources for Unaffiliated Affiliation; 4. Being None: Family, Friends, Fido & Food; 5. Praying between the Lines: Prayer among the Unaffiliated; 6. Good Samaritan Nones: Religious Echoes & a Cosmopolitan Ethics of Care; 7. The Kids Are Alright: Raising the Next Generation of Nones Conclusion: The None-​ing of American Religion & SpiritualityAppendix A: On Methodology; Appendix B: Characteristics of Interview Subjects; Notes; Bibliography; Index
Responsibility: Elizabeth Drescher.

Abstract:

Drawing on survey results and a series of focus groups and one-on-one interviews, Elizabeth Drescher invites self-identified "Nones"-people who are not members of a formal institutional religion-to  Read more...
Retrieving notes about this item Retrieving notes about this item

Reviews

Editorial reviews

Publisher Synopsis

Elizabeth Drescher's exploration of spirituality among Nones is a masterful, readable study that manages to walk a unique path through various disciplines. Her book is a delightful and sensitive read Read more...

 
User-contributed reviews

Tags

Be the first.
Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.