News tagged with spirituality

The Danes do not abandon church Christianity

New research from University of Copenhagen shows that Danes are not abandoning their communal Protestant religion in favor of individualized spirituality such as meditation and mindfulness; the support for Christian faith ...

Oct 21, 2013
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In harmony with faith

A clear connection between spiritual beliefs in a society and the music it creates has been claimed by researcher Jon Skarpeid at the University of Stavanger, based in part on his studies of Hinduism.

Aug 02, 2013
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Spirituality on the way to globalisation

(Phys.org) -- Spirituality is not what it once was – that much is certain, according to anthropologist Peter van der Veer. Working at the Max Planck Institute for the Study of Religious and Ethnic Diversity ...

Aug 21, 2012
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Probing Question: Do we romanticize the Amish?

The clip clopping of horse hooves on a country lane. Barefoot children in straw hats and bonnets. Black buggies, barn raisings, and tables laden with pickles, casseroles and shoofly pie. These are the images ...

Apr 18, 2011
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Can plant parables promote peace?

Stressed out? Spend some time with Mother Nature. Pick up any self-help manual and you'll likely find sage advice about the restorative effects of spending time in natural surroundings. Research shows that ...

Apr 04, 2011
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Relationships hold key to spiritual care

Relationships hold the key to giving terminally ill patients the spiritual care they need. However, researchers have pinpointed a mismatch between patients' expectations and understanding when it comes to spirituality, and ...

Jul 23, 2010
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