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Why our politics needs to be more spiritual

We do not seem to be equipped to explore the full depth and range of human experience

By Jonathan Rowson  

A Hindu ceremony in Bangladesh: is British society lacking in the spiritual? © Zakir Hossain Chowdhury/Zuma Press/Press Association Images

The prevailing popular mood is one of unreflective spiritual confusion. Modern news stories are awash with religious references, but the commentary on broader spiritual perspectives, experiences and practices is relatively underdeveloped.

For instance, the Pope reaches beyond the faithful in his calls for action on climate change, but where is the language of…

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