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Contemporary Spiritualities

Paperback|Feb 2001
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Spirituality is most often understood as a religious term remote from the social interactions of everyday life and from political motivations. This volume seeks to show that this is an erroneous view and that, unless we attend to the spiritual...


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Spirituality is most often understood as a religious term remote from the social interactions of everyday life and from political motivations. This volume seeks to show that this is an erroneous view and that, unless we attend to the spiritual as a motivating force in the lives of individuals and communities, we shall misconceive the nature of social change and political complexity and lack awareness of the value of writing and thinking on the subject in relation to contemporary issues. In a world dominated by globalization and late-capitalist free-market economics we face a situation of increasing complexity in human affairs. In this context, diverse notions of the spiritual in relation to culture and identity are critical forces that require careful attention. Contemporary Spiritualities is an innovative study based on research into the significance of influential writers and thinkers and diverse communities. It seeks to map influences on the notion of the spiritual in relation to t
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Focusing on the question "what does it mean to be human?" this engaging study attempts to overcome the divide between secular and religious understandings of spirituality.
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Jane Erricker

Clive Erricker is a Visiting Research Fellow at the University of Winchester and the Hampshire County Inspector for Religious Eduation. A specialist in world religions, especially Buddhism, Clive has been teaching Religious Studies for over 30 years.

Clive Erricker

Clive Erricker is a Visiting Research Fellow at the University of Winchester and the Hampshire County Inspector for Religious Eduation. A specialist in world religions, especially Buddhism, Clive has been teaching Religious Studies for over 30 years.

  • Section 1 Influential Writers And Thinkers: Influential Writers And
  • Thinkers - A Retrospective Reconsideration And A Contemporary
  • Contextualisation, Clive Erricker
  • Mysticism And Contemporary Society - Some Teihardian Reflections, Ursula
  • King
  • Bede Griffiths And The One Universal Reality, Shirley Du Boulay
  • Thomas Merton -monk For The Contemporary World, Danny Sullivan
  • Jiddu Krishnamurti And The Open Secret, Clive Erricker
  • The Dalai Lama - Dimensions Of Spirituality, Geshe Thupten Jinpa
  • Carole Christ's "narrative Theology", Ruth Mantin. Section 2 Faith
  • Communities: Faith Communities - Spiritual Diversity, Hope And Tension In
  • The Modern World, Clive Erricke
  • In The Realm Of The Deathless -the Buddhist Forest Retreat Order, Clive
  • Erricke
  • A Society In Transition - Iskcon's Spiritual Path, Anna King
  • The Amish - Case Study Of A Religious Community, Richard Stevick
  • "until The Power Of The Lord Comes Down" - African American Pentecostal
  • Spirituality And Tarrying, David D. Daniels Iii
  • Taize - A Global And Post-colonial Theology Of Community, Liam Geron
  • The Diaspora Of The Khoja Shi'a Ithnasheeries, Clive Erricker
  • Street Spirituality - A Narrative Case Study Of A Street Community, Jane
  • Erricker.

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