The Spiritual Revolution: Why Religion is Giving Way to Spirituality / Edition 1

The Spiritual Revolution: Why Religion is Giving Way to Spirituality / Edition 1

by Paul Heelas, Linda Woodhead, Benjamin Seel, Bronislaw Szerszynski
     
 

ISBN-10: 1405119586

ISBN-13: 9781405119580

Pub. Date: 01/24/2005

Publisher: Wiley

Comparing existing evidence from the USA and Europe, with a UK-based study of religion and spirituality, this fascinating book addresses the most pressing question in the study of religion today: are new forms of spirituality overtaking traditional forms of religion?

  • Based on the detailed study of religion and spirituality in Kendal, UK
  • Compares
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    Overview

    Comparing existing evidence from the USA and Europe, with a UK-based study of religion and spirituality, this fascinating book addresses the most pressing question in the study of religion today: are new forms of spirituality overtaking traditional forms of religion?

  • Based on the detailed study of religion and spirituality in Kendal, UK
  • Compares pioneering findings from Kendal with existing evidence from the USA and Europe
  • Provides a theoretical perspective which explains both secularization and sacralization
  • Offers some startling predictions about the future of religion and spirituality in the west
  • Is written in an accessible and lively style, and will appeal to a broad range of readers interested in the future direction of belief in the western world.
  • Product Details

    ISBN-13:
    9781405119580
    Publisher:
    Wiley
    Publication date:
    01/24/2005
    Series:
    Religion and Spirituality in the Modern World Series
    Pages:
    228
    Product dimensions:
    6.40(w) x 9.13(h) x 0.87(d)

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    Table of Contents

    1Distinguishing religion and spirituality : findings from Kendal12
    2Testing the spiritual revolution claim in Kendal33
    3Evidence for a spiritual revolution : Britain and USA49
    4Bringing the sacred to life : explaining sacralization and secularization77
    5Looking to the future129

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