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Dispirited

How Contemporary Spirituality Makes Us Stupid, Selfish and Unhappy

Dispirited by David Webster
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Dave Webster’s book is a counter-blast against the culturally accepted norm that spirituality is a vital and important factor in human life. Rejecting the idea of human wellbeing as predicated on the spiritual, the book seeks to identify the toxic impact of spiritual discourses on our lives. Spirituality makes us confused, apolitical and miserable - whether that spirituality is from conventional religious roots, from a new-age buffet of beliefs, or from some re-imagined ancient system of belief. Looking beyond this dismissal, the book looks towards atheistic existentialism, Theravada Buddhism and political engagement as a means to imagine what a post-spiritual world view could look like.
John Hunt Publishing; June 2012
97 pages; ISBN 9781780994895
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Title: Dispirited
Author: David Webster
 
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1780994893
9781780994895
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