Religious nones – those who say they have no religion – represent one-quarter of Canadian adults and one-third of teens and young adults in Canada. Who they are, why they have grown, how do they view the world and religion/spirituality, and where are they going?
Showcased Speaker: Dr. Joel Thiessen is Professor of Sociology and Director of the Flourishing Congregations Institute at Ambrose University in Calgary, Alberta. Alongside his latest book, The Meaning of Sunday: The Practice of Belief in a Secular Age (McGill-Queen’s University Press, 2015), he is currently working on three collaborative projects. One centers on religious nones in North America, another on Millennials in Canada, and one on flourishing congregations in Canada. For more, see www.joelthiessen.ca.