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Spirituality for the SkepticThe Thoughtful Love of life$
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Robert C. Solomon

Print publication date: 2002

Print ISBN-13: 9780195134674

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: November 2003

DOI: 10.1093/0195134672.001.0001

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Spirituality as Passion

Spirituality as Passion

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(p.28) 2 Spirituality as Passion
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Spirituality for the Skeptic
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Robert C. Solomon

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Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/0195134672.003.0003

Spirituality requires passion and engages the emotions. However, emotions are not dumb feelings. They are or can be insightful, caring engagements with the world. Love, erotic love, lies at the heart of spirituality and serves as a secular model. Reverence, which is more than respect but less than worship, is an ancient virtue that brings together many of the passions of spirituality.

Keywords:   erotic love, Nietzsche, passions, reverence, spirituality

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