Spirituality and theology

Authored by: Thomas Dienberg

The Routledge International Handbook of Spirituality in Society and the Professions

Print publication date:  March  2019
Online publication date:  March  2019

Print ISBN: 9781138214675
eBook ISBN: 9781315445489
Adobe ISBN:

10.4324/9781315445489-4

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Abstract

In the past decade, the discussion about spirituality as an academic discipline became stronger and stronger. At the beginning of this discussion, spirituality was considered as a part of different theological disciplines, then it developed as a specific theological discipline: the theology of spirituality, sometimes also called “spiritual theology.” Nevertheless, spirituality is at the heart of every theology, but spirituality is not necessarily a theological discipline. A fruitful dialogue between theology and spirituality is of great importance. Fields include mysticism, post-Holocaust-spirituality, and theology.

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