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Spirituality
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Overview

Since the latter decades of the 20th century, the term “spirituality” has taken on increasing prominence within North American Christianity and popular culture. While a large majority of adults in the United States professes belief in God, how such belief is expressed and lived has shifted dramatically in these decades, and “spirituality” is a catchword for such change; being “spiritual but…

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Dahill, Lisa E., Wainwright, Geoffrey, Asamoah-Gyadu, J. Kwabena, Álvarez, Carmelo E., Hessel-Robinson, Timothy and Wiethaus, Ulrike, “Spirituality”, in: Encyclopedia of Christianity Online. Consulted online on 20 February 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2211-2685_eco_SI.63>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004169678, 20080512



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