What’s in a Name? A Brief Introduction to the “Spiritual But Not Religious”

@article{Kenneson2015WhatsIA,
  title={What’s in a Name? A Brief Introduction to the “Spiritual But Not Religious”},
  author={Philip D. Kenneson},
  journal={Liturgy},
  year={2015},
  volume={30},
  pages={13 - 3}
}
Anyone paying attention will be aware of recent media coverage of the phenomenon known as “the rise of the Nones.” The term “Nones” refers to those who in surveys and polling claim that their religious affiliation is precisely that: none. A widely reported 2012 Pew Research Center study found that up to one-fifth of the American public (and one-third of adults under age 30) report being unaffiliated with any religion, the highest percentages ever in Pew polling. But these Nones are not, as the… 
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