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A None's Story: Searching for Meaning Inside Christianity, by Corinna Nicolaou

By Corinna Nicolaou

The emerging inhabitants referred to as “nones” for its members’ loss of spiritual association is altering American society, politics, and tradition. Many nones think in God or even stopover at areas of worship, yet they don't establish with a selected religion or belong to a non secular group. Corinna Nicolaou is a none, and during this layered narrative, she describes what it's like for her and hundreds of thousands of others to stay with out faith or to be religious with no committing to a selected faith.

Nicolaou additionally excursions America’s significant conventional religions to determine what, if whatever, one may perhaps lack with no God. She strikes via Christianity’s denominations, studying their tenets and worshiping along their fans. She travels to la to immerse herself in Judaism, Berkeley to coach herself approximately Buddhism, and Dallas and Washington, D.C., to familiarize herself with Islam. those encounters end up the numerous function faith nonetheless performs in glossy lifestyles. in addition they exemplify the colourful courting among faith and American tradition and the long-lasting worth it offers to immigrants and outsiders. although she is still a religious none, Nicolaou’s reviews exhibit issues of touch among the non secular and the unaffiliated, suggesting nones can be significantly revising the perform of religion in modern instances.

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