A spiritual revolution?

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    • Traditional christianity is giving was to a New Age spirituality hat emphasises personal development and experience
    • A "spiritual market" is growing
    • The Kendal Project
      • Heelas and Woodhead
        • Explanations for trends
          • NAM's have grown because of a 'subjective turn' in today's culture of individualism
          • Traditional religions that desire obedience are being avoided
          • Evangelical churches are more desirable because they promote personal development
          • The winners in the "spiritual market" are those who appeal to personal experience as a source of meaning
      • Distinguishes between: congregational domain and spiritual milieu
      • 7.9% of pop. attended church, 1.6% took part in spiritual activity
      • Traditional churches losing support, evangelical churches remained popular


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