Monday, March 19, 2018

Robert Wuthnow

After Heaven: Spirituality in America Since the 1950s

in the last half of the century in America there has been a detectible shift from a church or synagogue spirituality to one that is detached from strong denominational allegiance, and concomitantly a more eclectic search for spiritual living

Wuthnow describes this shift by using the model of a spirituality of dwelling, rooted in church, community, and class values to a spirituality of seeking in which community roots are more flexible or even breaking

Book Reviews : Acts of Compassion: Caring for Others and Helping Ourselves, by Robert Wuthnow. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 1991. 334 pp., $24.95 cloth
Ram A. Cnaan
Nonprofit and Voluntary Sector Quarterly, vol. 21, 4: pp. 418-422. ,

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