Spirituality and the Secular Quest / Edition 1

Spirituality and the Secular Quest / Edition 1

by Peter H. van Ness
     
 

ISBN-10: 0824507746

ISBN-13: 9780824507749

Pub. Date: 09/28/1996

Publisher: Crossroad Publishing Company


This volume includes a variety of first-rate essays on spirituality in non-religious settings, including Twelve Step meetings, arts, sports, and social justice movements.  See more details below

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This volume includes a variety of first-rate essays on spirituality in non-religious settings, including Twelve Step meetings, arts, sports, and social justice movements.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780824507749
Publisher:
Crossroad Publishing Company
Publication date:
09/28/1996
Series:
World Spirituality Series, #22
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
576
Product dimensions:
6.13(w) x 9.25(h) x 1.41(d)

Table of Contents

Preface to the Series
Acknowledgments
Introduction: Spirituality and the Secular Quest1
1Sources in Ancient Greece and Rome23
2Sources Outside of Europe53
3The European Enlightenment75
4The American Experience102
5The Emergence of Historical Consciousness129
6The Flowering of the Romantic Spirit157
7Deconstructionist Aestheticism187
8New Age Spirituality203
9Holistic Health Practices227
10Psychotherapies251
11Twelve Step Programs277
12Feminist Spirituality305
13Gay Spirituality335
14Social Justice Struggle356
15Scientific Inquiry387
16Naturalistic Recreations414
17Ecological Activism445
18Arts465
19Sports498
20Games520
Contributors545
Indexes547

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