Toward defining spirituality

  title={Toward defining spirituality},
  author={Walter H. Principe},
  journal={Studies in Religion/Sciences Religieuses},
  pages={127 - 141}
Ce que recouvre le terme de spiritualite est devenu vague, car celui-ci a ete employe dans des domaines trop divers. L'A. retrace l'histoire de l'utilisation et des developpements de ce terme qui possede deux acceptions l'une theologique, l'autre morale. Un sens recent designe une branche des etudes religieuses. L'A. propose ensuite une definition du terme en distinguant trois niveaux, celui de la realite vecue, celui de la formulation d'un enseignement sur la realite vecue et enfin l'etude… 
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    xi-xxxv. Here I have been unable to give an account of or react to all these varying studies and opinions
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    • 1976
    The Light and the Rainbow: A Study in Christian Spirituality
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    Spiritualité missionnaire (Paris: Éditions Ouvrières
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    • A similar fluidity and vagueness is evident in the widespread use of the term 'mysticism.' See Walter Principe
    Although a scientific examination of matter and energy, this latter work also embraces 'spirituality' in the sense examined here
    • 1966