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Capitalist spirituality : the silent takeover of religion

Author: Jeremy R Carrette; Richard King
Publisher: London : Routledge, 2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English
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Spirituality has become a powerful commodity in the global marketplace - a cultural addiction that reflects orthodox politics, curbs self-expression, and colonizes Eastern beliefs. The authors expose  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jeremy R Carrette; Richard King
ISBN: 0415302080 9780415302081 0415302099 9780415302098
OCLC Number: 56641007
Description: 128 pages ; 20 cm
Contents: Acknowledgements Introduction: Spirituality and the Re-Branding of Religion Chapter 1: A Brief History of Spirituality Chapter 2: Western Psychology and the Politics of Spirituality Chapter 3: Spirituality and the Privatisation of Asian Wisdom Traditions Chapter 4: Selling the Soul: The Business of Spirituality Conclusion: Spirituality and Resistance: Challenging the Corporate Takeover.
Responsibility: Jeremy Carrette and Richard King.

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