You Can't Put God in a Box
Thoughtful Spirituality in a Rational Age
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transcendent meaning. They prefer metaphor to literalism, spiritual experience to doctrinal belief, religious pluralism to religious exclusivism or inclusivism, and ongoing inquiry to final answers. They find inspiration in liberal theologies of any number of faiths, and allies among the
spiritual but not religious. Besecke draws on original qualitative data to describe how people practiced reflexive spirituality in an urban United Methodist church, an interfaith adult education center, and a variety of secular settings. By doing so, she provides a window into the theological thinking of educated spiritual
seekers and religious liberals, and shows how they have come up with a unique way of addressing the problem of modern meaninglessness.
Oxford University Press, USA, 9780199930944, 208pp.
Publication Date: November 1, 2013