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The Definition of Spirituality

September 1, 2006
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I read Fred J. Dyer's article “The Spiritual Journey for Youth” in the May/June 2006 issue, and I must say I am dumbfounded. Spirit is defined as a supernatural being or essence, as a Holy Spirit. Dr. Dyer states that spirituality is possible without a supreme being. How can you be spiritual without a spirit?

You can have team spirit, be of good spirit, or share a spirit of love, but that is not the same as being spiritual. Without the supernatural essence there can be no spirituality. Nathan Post, Santa Barbara, California