Beyond New Age: Exploring Alternative Spirituality

Beyond New Age Exploring Alternative Spirituality This book offers the first serious exploration of the many different aspects of alternative spirituality While there is much talk of spirituality now no other collection has specifically addressed it

  • Title: Beyond New Age: Exploring Alternative Spirituality
  • Author: Steven J. Sutcliffe
  • ISBN: 9780748609987
  • Page: 138
  • Format: Paperback
  • This book offers the first serious exploration of the many different aspects of alternative spirituality While there is much talk of spirituality now, no other collection has specifically addressed its many alternative non ecclesiastical in the broadest sense manifestations The authors aim to open up a relatively unexplored and often quite hidden dimension of reliThis book offers the first serious exploration of the many different aspects of alternative spirituality While there is much talk of spirituality now, no other collection has specifically addressed its many alternative non ecclesiastical in the broadest sense manifestations The authors aim to open up a relatively unexplored and often quite hidden dimension of religion in the modern world through non confessional, critical study They establish both the vibrancy of contemporary experiments in alternative spirituality, as well as its historical pedigree The broad range of subject matter includes magical ritual, independent seekers and gurus, the Theosophical movement, C G Jung, turn of the century artistic and spiritual colonies, Iona and Glastonbury, alternative healing, and the influence of secular and humanistic thought Readers of this fascinating book will gain an overall sense of the sociological, anthropological, historical and ethnographical perspectives on the study of religi

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