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Religion & Spirituality in a Changing Society - Videos - ...
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Apr 15, 2013 ... This program looks at the shifts in attitude towards religion and spirituality and what this means for religious institutions.
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Religion & Spirituality in a Changing Society · This program looks at the shifts in attitude towards religion and spirituality and what this means for religious institutions ...
The Problem With Being 'Spiritual but Not Religious' ...
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Mar 21, 2013 ... According to the latest Pew report, almost 1 in 5 Americans identify themselves as "spiritual but not religious. ... Society ... Spirituality soothes. Religion mobilizes. Spirituality is satisfied with itself. Religion is dissatisfied with the world. Religions create aid organizations; as Nicholas Kristof pointed out in a ...
Spiritual opportunism - Wikipedia
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This power can be used in a self-interested manner, exploiting opportunities to benefit the position of the religious authority or its supporters in society. This could be considered as inconsistent with the real intentions of the religious belief, or it might show lack of respect for the spiritual autonomy of others. The "good faith" of ...
Does Spirituality Make You Happy? - Time Magazine
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Studies also point to the fact that the protective social qualities of religion work best in societies where religion is widely practiced. In other words, it's important to get right not just with God but with your fellow man. In a fairly religious country like the U.S., it makes sense that being religious would make you happier—you' re ...
Postmodern religion - Wikipedia
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Postmodern spirituality refers to new forms of spirituality in the contexts of postmodern societies in a globalised world. Former universalistic worldviews of modernity become contested, old explanations and certainties questioned.
Spiritual but not religious - Wikipedia
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"Spiritual but not religious" (SBNR) is a popular phrase and initialism used to self- identify a life stance of spirituality that takes issue with organized religion as the sole or most valuable means of furthering spiritual growth. Spirituality places an emphasis upon the well-being of the "mind-body-spirit", :63 so "holistic" activities  ...
Sociology of religion - Wikipedia
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The works of Karl Marx and Max Weber emphasized the relationship between religion and the economic or social structure of society. Contemporary debates have centered on issues such as secularization, civil religion, and the cohesiveness of religion in the context of globalization and multiculturalism. The contemporary ...
My Take: 'I'm spiritual but not religious' is a ...
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Sep 29, 2012 ... The increasingly common refrain that "I'm spiritual, but not religious," represents some of the most retrogressive aspects of contemporary society. The spiritual but not religious "movement" - an inappropriate term as that would suggest some collective, organizational aspect - highlights the implosion of belief ...
New religious movement - Wikipedia
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A new religious movement (NRM), also known as a new religion or an alternative spirituality, is a religious or spiritual group that has modern origins and which occupies a peripheral place within its society's dominant religious culture. NRMs can be novel in origin or part of a wider religion, in which case they are distinct from ...
Native American religion - Wikipedia
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Native American religions are the spiritual practices of the indigenous peoples of the Americas. This article focuses on Native North Americans. Traditional Native American ceremonial ways can vary widely, and are based on the differing histories and beliefs of individual tribes, clans and bands. Early European explorers ...
Religion - Wikipedia
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He also argued that the belief in spiritual beings exists in all known societies. In his book The Varieties of Religious Experience, the psychologist William James defined religion as "the feelings, acts, and experiences of individual men in their solitude, so far as they apprehend themselves to stand in relation to whatever they ...
Paleolithic religion - Wikipedia
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Paleolithic religions are a set of spiritual beliefs thought to have appeared during the Paleolithic time period. Religious behaviour is thought to have emerged by the Upper Paleolithic, before 30,000 years ago at the latest, but behavioral patterns such as burial rites that one might characterize as religious — or as ancestral to ...
Robert Wuthnow Extended Interview | April 26, 2002 | ...
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Apr 26, 2002 ... A: Yes, people experience spirituality and find ways to pursue it certainly within their religious traditions — Catholics, Protestants, Jews. .... And then if we look at it strictly from the standpoint of the secular society — marketing, advertising, higher education, government, science, tremendously powerful ...
List of religions and spiritual traditions - Wikipedia
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Religion is a collection of cultural systems, beliefs and world views that establishes symbols that relate humanity to spirituality and, sometimes to moral values. While religion is hard to define, one standard model of religion, used in religious studies courses, was proposed by Clifford Geertz, who simply called it a "cultural ...

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