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Spirituality - Special Features
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Part of Spirituality:

1. Concept

2. History of Christian Spirituality

3. Special Features

A. Meditation

1. As opposed to the terms “mental prayer” and “contemplation”, the traditional terna “meditation” is increasingly employed nowadays, even outside the domain of Christian life and spirituality. Its meaning ranges from a psychosomatic technique and therapy acquired by yoga exercises and the practice o…

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Eberhard Simons, Jesús María Granero, Josef Sudbrack, Ernst Niermann and Friedrich Wulf, “Spirituality - Special Features”, in: Sacramentum Mundi Online, General Editor Karl Rahner, SJ. Consulted online on 29 November 2023 <>
First published online: 2016

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