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Spirituality - Concept
(4,182 words)

Part of Spirituality:

1. Concept

2. History of Christian Spirituality

3. Special Features

A. Biblical Foundations and Historical Developments

1. “Spirit” in Scripture. Both the term and the content of what is generally referred to as Christian spirituality have their origin in the NT. Judaism had already combined in וּרתַ (pneuma, spiritus, spirit) a number of associated …

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Josef Sudbrack, “Spirituality - Concept”, in: Sacramentum Mundi Online, General Editor Karl Rahner, SJ. Consulted online on 29 February 2024 <>
First published online: 2016

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