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Religion vs. Spirituality: A Contemporary Conundrum
Jesuit School of Theology
  • Sandra Marie Schneiders, Jesuit School of Theology/Graduate Theological Union
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The problem with which this essay is concerned is perhaps peculiar to contemporary first world western culture. It is, like many of our cultural problems such as inclusivity, addictions, and family breakdown, ironically a product, to a large extent, of our unprecedented abundance, leisure, and freedom. The problem is the relationship between religion and spirituality.

Copyright © 2001 The Johns Hopkins University Press. This article first appeared in Spiritus 3:2 (Fall 2003), 163-185. Reprinted with permission by Johns Hopkins University Press.

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Schneiders, Sandra Marie “Religion vs. Spirituality: A Contemporary Conundrum.” Spiritus 3, no. 2 (Fall 2003): 163-85. Reprinted in St. Augustine Papers 9, no. 1 (2008): 23-53.