The Dynamics of Devaluation: The Spiritual Disease of Civilization

  title={The Dynamics of Devaluation: The Spiritual Disease of Civilization},
  author={Ronald Glasberg},
  journal={Journal of Religion and Health},
The presentation seeks to identify a major spiritual sickness that is not only widespread but also kept out of public discourse or seriously minimized in terms of its scope and destructive effects. Most religious traditions derive much of their power by giving ‘believers’ a sense of personal and/or collective worth, where worth may be associated with a feeling of positive valuation. However, as religious traditions decline in the wake of a materialist science or as they become corrupted by… CONTINUE READING

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