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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 Cosmic Trust 1

Spirituality as Cosmic Trust 1

(p.44) 3 Spirituality as Cosmic Trust1
Spirituality for the Skeptic

Robert C. Solomon

Oxford University Press

Spirituality involves trust, a broader concept than the Judeo–Christian notion of faith. Authentic trust is an emotional matter, based in relationships, and well aware of the possibility of betrayal. It is undermined by envy and resentment but encourages forgiveness.

Keywords:   authentic trust, cosmic trust, envy, faith, forgiveness, paranoia, resentment, spirituality, trust

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