Chaplains of diverse affiliations across the country respond to requests for support within 24 hours. “We face our own frailty, and people want an answer and to be able to talk it out,” said one chaplaincy service executive.
Articles tagged “spirituality”
LUCY, Tenn. (RNS) “Am I grateful for this?” says renowned spirituality author Phyllis Tickle, facing Stage IV lung cancer. “Not exactly. But I’m not unhappy about it. And that’s very difficult for people to understand.”
Mothers are best at conveying “the spiritual life is as real as the earth under our feet: We stand on it and we count on it,” a psychologist says.
(RNS) Women increasingly show signs of joining men in letting go of that soulful search for meaning. Who’s got time?
(RNS) Just 5 percent of Americans thought climate change was the most important issue in the U.S. today. And religion was a major dividing point on how much — or how little — they think it’s a matter of concern.
(RNS) In his new book, “Waking Up: A Guide to Spirituality Without Religion,” super-atheist Sam Harris describes how spirituality can and must be divorced from religion if the human mind is to reach its full potential.
(RNS) Young adults born to pagan parents are a lot like their peers of all faiths: They do spirituality their own way and many don’t do it at all.
(RNS) A new experiential research study — conducted by a smartphone app — lets people monitor their spiritual state of mind.