Pre-Evangelization and Young Adult Native Nones

A New Paradigm for Reaching the Unchurched

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Tamra Hull Fromm
  • Eugene, OR: 
    Wipf & Stock
    , January
     76 pages.
     For other formats: Link to Publisher's Website.
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Review by Liz Slaten forthcoming.


What motivates American young adult "native nones," or those who have grown up without a religious background, to investigate the Catholic faith? What turns them off? How do we reach them? Tamra Hull Fromm re-examines the role of pre-evangelization in the contemporary context and presents a micro-study of twenty-four "native nones" who chose to investigate the Catholic Church through the Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults (RCIA) in the Archdiocese of Detroit, USA.

About the Author(s)/Editor(s)/Translator(s): 

Tamra Hull Fromm is an instructor with the Catholic Biblical School of Michigan and an associate lecturer with Maryvale Institute in Birmingham, England. She is also an adjunct faculty member at Sacred Heart Major Seminary in Detroit. Her background includes service in higher education administration, diocesan marketing for Catholic schools, and young adult ministry. Dr. Fromm earned a PhD from Maryvale Institute/Liverpool Hope University in 2019. She and her husband, Brian, live in Grosse Pointe Farms, Michigan.



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