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Spirituality & religious experience

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Spirituality and Wellbeing Interdisciplinary Approaches to the Study of Religious Experience and Health

Spirituality and Wellbeing Interdisciplinary Approaches to the Study of Religious Experience and Health

Author: Bettina Schmidt Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 03/02/2020

Interest in spirituality and wellbeing is rising. However, research in that area is still lacking, in particular from a non-medical perspective. This book shows how the relationship between wellbeing and spirituality is studied by a range of disciplines including religious studies, theology, anthropology, psychology and history. The introduction discusses the term `wellbeing' and introduces the debate on spirituality and wellbeing. The editors give a broad definition of spirituality and show the multifaceted nature of wellbeing and how it is linked to spirituality. Each chapter then reflects on the topic in its unique way which shows the interdisciplinary nature of the subject. The authors represent a rich breadth of disciplines and bring in a range of perspectives. The chapters also link the debate to various religious traditions including Christianity, Buddhism, Islam, Afro-Brazilian religion and even paranormal experiences that will further the reflection on the link between spirituality and wellbeing.

Spirituality and Wellbeing Interdisciplinary Approaches to the Study of Religious Experience and Health

Spirituality and Wellbeing Interdisciplinary Approaches to the Study of Religious Experience and Health

Author: Bettina Schmidt Format: Hardback Release Date: 03/02/2020

Interest in spirituality and wellbeing is rising. However, research in that area is still lacking, in particular from a non-medical perspective. This book shows how the relationship between wellbeing and spirituality is studied by a range of disciplines including religious studies, theology, anthropology, psychology and history. The introduction discusses the term `wellbeing' and introduces the debate on spirituality and wellbeing. The editors give a broad definition of spirituality and show the multifaceted nature of wellbeing and how it is linked to spirituality. Each chapter then reflects on the topic in its unique way which shows the interdisciplinary nature of the subject. The authors represent a rich breadth of disciplines and bring in a range of perspectives. The chapters also link the debate to various religious traditions including Christianity, Buddhism, Islam, Afro-Brazilian religion and even paranormal experiences that will further the reflection on the link between spirituality and wellbeing.

Awakening Exploring Spirituality, Emergent Creativity, and Reconciliation

Awakening Exploring Spirituality, Emergent Creativity, and Reconciliation

Author: Gloria Neufeld Redekop Format: Hardback Release Date: 15/12/2019

Even if all of the elements we know to be significant in the process of reconciliation were present, reconciliation would not necessarily take place. Reconciliation is a nonlinear, nonalgorithmic process that involves matters of the heart. From emergent creativity and its links to mysticism, to the evolution of emotions as drivers of thought, Awakening weaves cutting-edge discoveries in complexity theory with philosophical reflections on consciousness and language, drawing on Lonergan and Wittgenstein. Awakening as a phenomenon takes on a vibrant vitality as an aspect of transpersonal psychology and it manifests as imperatives to take responsibility for our relationships, to address complex challenges of justice, and to adopt a heart-based approach to peacebuilding.

Creating Money Spiritual Prescriptions for Prosperity

Creating Money Spiritual Prescriptions for Prosperity

Author: Samantha Stevens Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 13/12/2019

God Is With You 2nd Edition

God Is With You 2nd Edition

Author: Swami Muktananda Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 13/12/2019

Luminous Moments The Contemporary Sacred

Luminous Moments The Contemporary Sacred

Author: Lyn McCredden Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 13/12/2019

Prem Rawat and Counterculture Glastonbury and New Spiritualities

Prem Rawat and Counterculture Glastonbury and New Spiritualities

Author: Ron (Cardiff University, UK) Geaves Format: Hardback Release Date: 12/12/2019

Ron Geaves demonstrates how the convergence of Prem Rawat, formerly known as Guru Maharaj Ji, and Glastonbury Fayre in 1971 was a key event in understanding the jigsaw that came to be known as 'New Age' spirituality. The book charts the discovery of Prem Rawat in India in 1969 by a small number of British and North American 'hippies', and explores how his arrival in Britain in June 1971, as well as his speech from the pyramid stage at the Fayre at just 13 years old, escalated his activities to make him one of the key influencers of 1970s counterculture spirituality. Both Glastonbury and Prem Rawat have gone on to re-emerge in significantly different identities to the ones presented in 1971. The meeting between the two demonstrates how alternative spiritualities were being formed in the 1960s and how some strands went on to develop into the 'New Age' counterculture that eventually permeated mainstream cultures in Britain and the USA.

John Crow Speaks Teachings of the Jamaican Elders

John Crow Speaks Teachings of the Jamaican Elders

Author: Chet Alexander Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 30/11/2019

Spirituality and Social Justice Spirit in the Political Quest for a Just World

Spirituality and Social Justice Spirit in the Political Quest for a Just World

Author: Norma Jean Profitt Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 30/11/2019

This textbook is uniquely dedicated to connecting faith and social justice in various social work contexts. Contributors offer a diverse range of research and experience that place spirituality at the heart of social workers' pursuit of equality and fairness. Five sections contextualize belief in areas of environmentalism, ethics, politics, resistance, and social work education. Throughout the book, students gain access to pertinent topics, such as decolonization, artistic practice, mindfulness, feminism, political activism, and eco-justice, through a wide range of national and international cultural practices, including Islam, Quechua, Wicca, and Indigenous spiritualties. Students in social work, sociology, community nursing, counselling, and education who study the relationship between spirituality, social justice, and social work will benefit from this text.