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Spiritual Awareness Month: Welcome

Rasmussen College supports the celebration of Spiritual Awareness Month from November 15 to December 15.

Spiritual Awareness Month

Spiritual Awareness Month is observed from November 15 to December 15.

This site is designed to help you learn more about various religions and belief systems.  It also encourages personal reflection and further investigation into spiritual issues.

Spiritual or Religious?

Spirituality does not require that you adhere to any organized religion. However, as religion incorporates spirituality, the terms are closely related and are often discussed together.

 

spiritual

adjective

1. of, relating to, consisting of, or affecting the spirit: incorporeal <spiritual needs>

2. a: of or relating to sacred matters <spiritual songs>                         b: ecclesiastical rather than lay or temporal <spiritual authority> <lords spiritual>

3. concerned with religious values

4. related or joined in spirit <our spiritual home> <his spiritual heir>

5. a: of or relating to supernatural beings or phenomena                      b: of, relating to, or involving spiritualism: spiritualistic

 

 

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religious

adjective

1. relating to or manifesting faithful devotion to an acknowledged ultimate reality or deity <a religious person> <religious attitudes>

2. of, relating to, or devoted to religious beliefs or observances <joined a religious order>

3. a. scrupulously and conscientiously faithful                                        b. fervent, zealous

 

Definitions from the Merriam-Webster Dictionary

Recommended Reading: Books

The following eBooks are available through the Rasmussen College library system.