Spirituality: A Glowing and Useful Term in Search of a Meaning

  title={Spirituality: A Glowing and Useful Term in Search of a Meaning},
  author={L. Bregman},
  journal={OMEGA — Journal of Death and Dying},
  pages={26 - 5}
  • L. Bregman
  • Published 2006
  • Psychology
  • OMEGA — Journal of Death and Dying
  • The article examines the remarkable popularity of the term “spirituality” and its proliferating definitions. Multiple uses for term keep its exact meaning fuzzy. This term is the latest within long quest for personal and positive dimension of religion, within perceived secularization of society. The quest continues Schleiermacher's and Tillich's theological attempts to define and isolate such a de-institutionalized religion. Sociologists of religion noted the new models of “quilted together… CONTINUE READING
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