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4. Christian Spirituality and the Trinity In the last article, we explored spirituality in relation to the Christian mystery. We saw that it is a deepening friendship – with the Father, through the Son, in the Spirit. The spiritual quest is one driven by God’s gift of himself. Jesus wants to “share his joy…to the […]

Talking about Spirituality Today: What’s Happening

1.‘Spiritual but not religious’? –  What’s happening? In 1997, Michael Downey cites a USA Gallup survey. It forecast that between 1987 and 2010, the largest sales in non-fiction books would be in the category of religion and spirituality. In 2003 in Australia, David Tacey spoke of the ‘spirituality revolution.’  He sees this as a movement […]