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Spirituality As A Public Good - Luk Bouckaert

ISBN: 9789044121568
AUTEUR: Luk Bouckaert

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... connection to something bigger than ourselves, and it typically involves a search for meaning in life ... Spirituality - ... . As such, it is a universal human experience‚ÄĒsomething that touches us all. People may describe a spiritual experience as sacred or transcendent or simply a deep sense of aliveness and ... To start, there is no definitive agreement among researchers on the separation between spirituality and religiosity. In general, however, spirituality is viewed as beliefs, practices, and experiences that shape and cr ... Spirituality as a Public Good | Laszlo Zsolnai ... . In general, however, spirituality is viewed as beliefs, practices, and experiences that shape and create a way of knowing and living that may or may not be informed by religious ritual, tradition, and doctrine. A public good is often (though not always) under-provided in a free market because its characteristics of non-rivalry and non-excludability mean there is an incentive not to pay. In a free market, firms may not provide the good as they have difficulty charging people for their use. What is spirituality? Spirituality is something that's talked about a lot but is often misunderstood. Many people think that spirituality and religion are the same thing, and so they bring their beliefs and prejudices about religion to discussions about spirituality. In a theistic religion like Christianity, this transcendence is God. Christian spirituality is engagement with God as God has revealed himself in Jesus Christ. But it also has to be grounded in a religious tradition. In my mid-20s, I was in a reflection group with a parish pastor. He said, "Everyone has a theology, whether or not they know it." Spirituality is not a specimen to dissect and analyse, ... up and down, in and out, ancient and modern, evil and good. Without one, there cannot be the other. ... Spirituality Behind the quest f...