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Secular spirituality

Lynn L. Sharp

Secular spirituality

reincarnation and spiritism in nineteenth-century France

by Lynn L. Sharp

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Published by Lexington Books in Lanham, MD .
Written in English


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StatementLynn L. Sharp.
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LC ClassificationsBP
The Physical Object
Paginationxxiii, 245 p. ;
Number of Pages245
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22745982M
ISBN 100739113399

Ed Chandler published Beyond Atheism: A Secular Approach to Spirituality, Moral, and Psychological Practices in Coming soon are, 1.) Psychomechanics, a psychological self-help book that targets tools for changing how you handle anger, love, trauma, death, depression and self-hate; 2.) The Fini. Goes trough the science of modern neuroscience in relationship to central parts of buddhistic practice. I think secular buddhism is a good place to start in terms of non-religious spirituality as the secular take of Harris and Wright deals a lot with consciousness and the nature of the universe.

With his usual sharp and elegant prose, Sam Harris—one of the great skeptics of our time—shows how spiritual traditions provide important truths that have largely been missed by the scientific and secular communities. Waking Up is an extraordinary book: It is a seeker’s memoir, a scientific and philosophical exploration of the self, and a. These are some of my favorite books: I've been asked on multiple occasions to recommend my favorite books on Buddhism or Mindfulness. This is a list of the books I've read that I would place on my "recommended" list of books. These are listed in Alphabetical order. I placed a * near the title of.

These questions and many more lie at what the editors of The Oxford Handbook of Secularity Oxford, ) call “religiosity’s intersections with contemporary secularism” in their introduction to a chapter in the book titled “Secular Spirituality.” But short of having access to .   Library Journal (a Best Book of choice, Religion & Spirituality category) "What Batchelor calls 'secular Buddhism' or 'Buddhism ' is a delicate balancing act Batchelor’s reimagination is Janus-faced, simultaneously looking backward and forward.


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From the Back Cover. This book discusses spirituality as an emerging scientific topic from a historical perspective, with extensive discussion of the mind-body problem and of scientific concepts of consciousness. While the book focuses on the Western tradition of ‘Enlightenment’, it also implicitly addresses the double meaning of the term, /5(2).

Secular faith is the commitment to spend our finite lives in a certain way despite the risk of failure and the certainty of death. Spiritual freedom is consciously deciding upon a way of being through self-reflection instead of going with the flow and letting others (or our natural drives) decide/5(36).

Secular Spirituality book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. More than half the people in the Western world lead non-- religious, Ratings: 0. This week, we've been exploring secular spirituality, defined as being concerned with the human spirit or soul as opposed to material things.

Unless, of course, those things are books. Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days. This Secular spirituality book discusses spirituality as an emerging scientific topic from a historical perspective, with extensive discussion of the mind-body problem and of scientific concepts of : Springer International Publishing.

As an alternative to theistic faith, he offers a secular spirituality that emphasizes the quality of lived experience, the primacy of feeling and value inquiry, ethical self-consciousness, aesthetic and ecological sensibility, and authentic relationality toward self, other, and world as the pursuit of a beautiful soul in search of the numinous.

HuffPost Religion has created a book list for these spiritual seekers. Nearly every genre is represented here, from memoirs to mysteries. Some books might introduce you to faiths you've never experienced before.

Others will challenge you to think about what it really means to be : Carol Kuruvilla. For religious people, reading the books of their faith can help them through times of sadness and need, or prove life-affirming at Bustle 9 Inspiring, Non-Religious Books Author: Emma Oulton.

Buy Secular Spirituality: The Next Step Towards Enlightenment (Studies in Neuroscience, Consciousness and Spirituality) by Walach, Harald (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders.3/5(1).

Secular Spirituality. T he core psychological process underlying the early stage of practice in all traditions of spirituality (except in TQ traditions) is the shift in identity from the object-pole to the subject-pole of attention.

This shift results in being identified with feeling-awareness itself (or the soul). And yet, Martin Hagglund contends in his new book This Life: Secular Faith and Spiritual Freedom, it is accepting the fact that life is finite that is essential to understanding and shaping life itself.

In fact, he argues, it’s only because life is finite that it has meaning. Religion’s mistaken concept of immortality robs our life of real. Most are books that describe a general sense of spirituality.

Some refer to a specific religious tradition in a way that is accessible to people of all faiths. Other books celebrate the values that unite all faiths -- being kind to your neighbor, loving boundlessly, and treating people who are different with : Carol Kuruvilla.

The International Institute for Secular Humanistic Judaism’s Colloquium ’01 explored the relevance of secular spirituality, its roots, progression over time, and expression in the arts, literature, and science. This volume offers the collected proceedings of this colloquium.

Secular Spirituality challenges the traditional dichotomy between Enlightenment reason and religion. It follows French romantic socialists' and spiritists' search for a new spirituality based on reincarnation as a path to progress for individuals and society.

Leaders like Allan Kardec argued for social reform; spiritist groups strove for equality; and women mediums challenged gender roles. Some rationale that claims the whole climate change scenario is really just a satanic plot, concocted by liberal secular humanists to trick the world into thinking that the glaciers have been melting for twice as long as the Bible says the Earth has been around.” ― Diogenes of Mayberry, Manifest Insanity.

Secular Spirituality INTRODUCTION By Bonnie Cousens. On a beautiful fall weekend in October,an audience of more than three hundred gathered at the Birmingham Temple in suburban Detroit to hear a distinguished panel of authors and scholars explore the juxtaposition of secularity and spirituality.

Secular Spirituality The Next Step Towards Enlightenment. Authors (view affiliations) Harald Walach; Book. 4 Citations; This book discusses spirituality as an emerging scientific topic from a historical perspective, with extensive discussion of the mind-body problem and of scientific concepts of consciousness.

While the book focuses on the. "Secular Spirituality challenges the traditional dichotomy between Enlightenment reason and religion. It follows French romantic socialists' and spiritists' search for a new spirituality based on reincarnation as a path to progress for individuals and society.

Lynn L. Sharp looks closely at what it meant to practice spiritism, analyzing the movement's social and political critique and. Secular spirituality is the adherence to a spiritual philosophy without adherence to a religion.

Secular spirituality emphasizes the personal growth and inner peace of the individual, rather than a relationship with the divine. Secular spirituality is made up of the search for meaning outside of a religious institution.

This Life: Secular Faith and Spiritual Freedom is a book by philosopher Martin Hägglund, which pursues a critique of the religious ideal of eternity and reconceives faith in secular terms as the fundamental form of practical h new interpretations of G.W.F.

Hegel, Karl Marx, and Martin Luther King Jr., Hägglund develops the social and political stakes of his critique of. In addition, forms of contemporary religiosity often embrace most of secularism’s basic premises.

Eight central attributes of secular spirituality can be identified: eclecticism, self-growth, relevance to life, self-direction, openness to wonder, authenticity beyond churches, metaphysical explanations, and communal and ecological morality.between spirituality and secularity, and it will pursue this end by considering the phenomenon of secular spirituality.

In adopting this strategy I clearly assume the meaningful- ness of ascribing a spiritual dimension to some secular beliefs and behaviours.

Two types of considerations motivate this Size: KB.Secular Spirituality. 57 likes 1 talking about this. This page is about secular spirituality, which amongst other things, addresses ways to find true meaning and purpose in a new evolved ers: