Spiritual but Not Religious: The Influence of the Current Romantic Movement

@inproceedings{Thomas2006SpiritualBN,
  title={Spiritual but Not Religious: The Influence of the Current Romantic Movement},
  author={Owen C. Thomas},
  year={2006}
}
A significant number of people today identify themselves as "spiritual but not religions," distancing themselves from continuing religions traditions of formation. Various explanations have been offered for this. This article claims that this phenomenon is the result of the influence of a new Romantic movement that began to emerge in the 1960s. Historians, sociologists, philosophers, and contemporary theologians give evidence for such a new movement, which is found in popular culture, and in… CONTINUE READING