Developments in Contemporary Spirituality

  • Kees Waaijman Director, Titus Brandsma Institute of Spirituality, Radboud University, Nijmegen, the Netherlands
Keywords: Contemporary Spirituality, spirituality and theology

Abstract

Developments in lived spirituality in traditional settings and in secular and alternative circuits have influenced the scholarly research of spirituality. Particularly theology is challenged by these developments. This article is a description of the most important efforts in the field of spirituality and theology. This description follows an encyclopedic model, encompassing nine dimensions: words, things, and art, texts, histories and processes, professions, disciplines, and theories. These dimensions disclose the most important dimensions in the area of theology and spirituality.

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Published
2009-12-31