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By James Piper | Comments: ( 117 ) | Date: ( Sep 22, 2019 )

For decades, centuries even, when people thought of spirituality, they thought only of religion I aim to stretch the tent of spirituality in this e book to include secular experience My particular approach to secular spirituality is through the medium of film Characters in the 43 films I discuss come to spirituality without religion In some of these films, religion nibFor decades, centuries even, when people thought of spirituality, they thought only of religion I aim to stretch the tent of spirituality in this e book to include secular experience My particular approach to secular spirituality is through the medium of film Characters in the 43 films I discuss come to spirituality without religion In some of these films, religion nibbles at the edges of events, as when, in the Brazilian film Central Station, Dora, the cynical letter writer, leaves hard bitten Rio with a boy she hopes to return to his father and finds herself surrounded by evangelicals, shrines, and churches She does not have any kind of religious conversion, but there is no denying that the piety of the countryside softened her and escorted her into spirituality Now and then I quote assorted Buddhists, Muslims, Christians and Jews, but usually only when their remarks throw light on secular matters I have avoided relying on muddled mystics who write about the Great Turning Cosmic Oneness of Everything I don t know what they are talking about.


  • Title: Spiritual Films: The Secular Approach
  • Author: James Piper
  • ISBN: 9781466996168
  • Page: 245
  • Format: ebook

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James Piper

James Piper was born in Ottawa, Ontario A graduate of Wilfrid Laurier University, he has worked and lived in Ontario, Sweden and Nigeria In 2007, he successfully completed the writers program at Humber College s School for Writers David Adams Richards Governor General Awards, 2000 Giller Prize, Order of Canada was his mentor.His debut novel, The Protectors, was published by McLeod Hill Publishing in September 2011azon author jamespiperfacebook ByJamesPiper



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