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Introduction: Nonreligious Identity in the US and Canada

Joel Thiessen and Sarah Wilkins-Laflamme

in None of the Above: Nonreligious Identity in the US and Canada

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781479817399
eISBN:
9781479864225
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479817399.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This introduction charts out the rising rates of religious nones in the United States and Canada, including in several subregions within each nation. Attention is given to the reasons religious nones ... More


We Are Just as Moral … If Not More!

Joel Thiessen and Sarah Wilkins-Laflamme

in None of the Above: Nonreligious Identity in the US and Canada

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781479817399
eISBN:
9781479864225
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479817399.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This material examines the different ways that the affiliated and unaffiliated talk about, define, and measure morality. Analysis and discussion centers on the ways that the actively religious, ... More


I’m Done … and I’m Not Going Back!

Joel Thiessen and Sarah Wilkins-Laflamme

in None of the Above: Nonreligious Identity in the US and Canada

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781479817399
eISBN:
9781479864225
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479817399.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter investigates the biographic pathways that lead people to say they have no religion. It shows that religious nones have historically grown among those raised within a religious tradition ... More


I Want Everybody to Have the Same Chance to Find Happiness

Joel Thiessen and Sarah Wilkins-Laflamme

in None of the Above: Nonreligious Identity in the US and Canada

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781479817399
eISBN:
9781479864225
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479817399.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter deals with political and civic engagement, once more comparing the actively religious, marginally religious, and unaffiliated. In terms of political engagement, the focus is on the many ... More


Introduction: Chinese American Familism and the Theory of Liyi

Russell M. Jeung, Seanan S. Fong, and Helen Jin Kim

in Family Sacrifices: The Worldviews of Chinese Americans

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780190875923
eISBN:
9780190875954
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190875923.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Chapter 1 introduces two key concepts, familism and liyi, and concludes with methodology and chapter overviews. While nonreligious Chinese Americans are heterogeneous in their worldviews, they are ... More


Lapsed Catholics and Other Religious Non-Affiliates

Carol Ann MacGregor and Ashlyn Haycook

in Empty Churches: Non-Affiliation in America

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9780197529317
eISBN:
9780197529355
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197529317.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Lapsed Catholics are sometimes referred to as one of the largest religious groups in America, and yet we know little about what beliefs and behaviors may be associated with this social category. ... More


None of the Above: Nonreligious Identity in the US and Canada

Joel Thiessen and Sarah Wilkins-Laflamme

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781479817399
eISBN:
9781479864225
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479817399.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This book examines the nearly one-quarter of American and Canadian adults who say they have no religion. Who are they? Why, and where, has this population grown? How do religious nones in the United ... More


Conclusion: Implications of Chinese American Familism and Liyi Theory

Russell M. Jeung, Seanan S. Fong, and Helen Jin Kim

in Family Sacrifices: The Worldviews and Ethics of Chinese Americans

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780190875923
eISBN:
9780190875954
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190875923.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

The conclusion provides a summary of the book chapters, including the genealogy, transmission, translation, and yi and li of Chinese American familism. The conclusion discusses the theoretical ... More


1939–45—Puzzled People?

Clive D. Field

in Periodizing Secularization: Religious Allegiance and Attendance in Britain, 1880-1945

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
November 2019
ISBN:
9780198848806
eISBN:
9780191883163
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198848806.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Analysis of the Second World War’s impact on religious allegiance is affected by data gaps and doubts about the accuracy of opinion polling and the rigour of membership roll revision. But the Church ... More


Family Sacrifices: The Worldviews and Ethics of Chinese Americans

Russell M. Jeung, Seanan S. Fong, and Helen Jin Kim

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780190875923
eISBN:
9780190875954
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190875923.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Family Sacrifices provides a comprehensive, sociological portrait of Chinese Americans’ most cherished values, practices, and ethics, ultimately illuminating why this ethnic group is the most ... More


1918–39—The Depression Years

Clive D. Field

in Periodizing Secularization: Religious Allegiance and Attendance in Britain, 1880-1945

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
November 2019
ISBN:
9780198848806
eISBN:
9780191883163
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198848806.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

The inter-war years are a comparatively neglected period of British religious history. Yet, on the measure of ‘active church adherence’ used in this book, they emerge as far more significant in ... More


Back-Pocket God: Religion and Spirituality in the Lives of Emerging Adults

Melinda Lundquist Denton, Richard Flory, and Christian Smith

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
April 2020
ISBN:
9780190064785
eISBN:
9780190064815
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190064785.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

What do the religious and spiritual lives of American young people look like as they reach their mid to late 20s, enter the full-time job market, and start families? In Back Pocket God, the authors ... More


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