Tag Archives: religious nones

Religious Nones in Canada: A Qualitative Exploration

In this post Joel Thiessen discusses his research with religious nones in the Canadian context. The post includes a discussion of the perceived benefits of such a position, and how his research participants describe finding meaning and purpose in their lives.  … Continue reading

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Reflections on Socrel 2015 – Foundations and Futures

In this post Katie Aston summarises just some of the presentations delivered at the 2015 Socrel conference, which may be of interest to researchers in the field the Nonreligion and Secularity. Established in 1975, the Sociology of Religion Study Goup (Socrel) celebrated … Continue reading

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Religious ‘Nones’ Generally Have More Liberal Family Values in Areas of Greater Disaffiliation

Using quantitative studies Sarah Wilkins-Laflamme discusses how religious nones demonstrate greater commitment to liberal family values in areas of high religious disaffiliation, impacting upon the value divide between the unaffiliated and their more religiously committed neighbours. It has been shown … Continue reading

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