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Spiritual Religious

'Spiritual But Not Religious' Outnumber Atheists, Jews And Muslims In America

The New York Times | Mark Oppenheimer | Posted 07.21.2014 | Religion

“Spiritual but not religious.” So many Americans describe their belief system this way that pollsters now give the phrase its own category on ques...

Finding God After Leaving Religion

Steve McSwain | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Steve McSwain

Thirty-four million Americans have given up on organized religion, according to the most recent American Religious Identification Survey. Yet for many of these dropouts, spirituality is still a vital part of their lives.

Toward a Broader Understanding of Religion's Functions

Philip Goldberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Philip Goldberg

By expanding and deepening the way we frame the subject of religion, we can examine religious institutions and spiritual phenomena in a more productive way. Here's a model I find useful.

Defining Spirituality: What Does It Mean?

Kate Fridkis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Kate Fridkis

Maybe it's time to walk outside and start asking. Maybe the best way to learn more about spirituality is to find out what it means to individuals.