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LC control 85126779
Topical headingSpirituality
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See alsoPhilosophy
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Spiritual life
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Scope noteHere are entered works about the personal search for sacredness or meaning that may be independent from organized religion.
Found inNational Center for Cultural Competence, Georgetown University website, 22 March 2013: Definitions of Spirituality and Religion page (definitions of spirituality include "the experience or expression of the sacred", "the search for transcendent meaning", "the search for meaning in life events and a yearning for connectedness to the universe" and "a broad set of principles that transcend all religions")
Wikipedia, 22 March 2013: Spirituality page (social scientists have defined spirituality as the search for "the sacred", broadly defined as that which is set apart from the ordinary and worthy of veneration. In modern times spirituality is often separated from religion and religious institutions and has come to mean the internal experience of the individual)