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dc.contributor Aalto-yliopisto fi
dc.contributor Aalto University en
dc.contributor.author Bauer, Tilman
dc.contributor.editor Zsolnai, Laszlo
dc.contributor.editor Flanagan, Bernadette
dc.date.accessioned 2020-11-30T08:19:45Z
dc.date.available 2020-11-30T08:19:45Z
dc.date.issued 2019-01-01
dc.identifier.citation Bauer , T 2019 , Spirituality and peace . in L Zsolnai & B Flanagan (eds) , The Routledge International Handbook of Spirituality in Society and the Professions . Routledge , Abingdon, Oxon , pp. 313-320 . https://doi.org/10.4324/9781315445489 en
dc.identifier.isbn 9781315445489
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dc.identifier.uri https://aaltodoc.aalto.fi/handle/123456789/61808
dc.description.abstract Spirituality and peace are tightly interlinked; the broader the definition of peace, the more intertwined it is with the concept of spirituality. This essay distinguishes between three stages, or levels, of peace: weak peace, strong peace, and holistic peace; and between inner and outer dimensions of spirituality in the non-materialistic realm. A discussion of the connection points brings the following insights: weak peace, defined as the absence of war or any kind of violence, represents the simplest form of peace and, thus, is a nonspiritual starting point of the discussion, albeit the absence of violent thoughts being a worthwhile spiritual goal. Strong peace is the presence of positive values or ideals; correspondingly, spiritual practices can lead to individual, interpersonal, and institutional virtue. Finally, holistic peace implies a transrational desire to follow a higher purpose, culminating in true passion, bliss, unconditional love, and a strong feeling of interconnectedness. en
dc.format.extent 8
dc.format.extent 313-320
dc.format.mimetype application/pdf
dc.language.iso en en
dc.relation.ispartofseries The Routledge International Handbook of Spirituality in Society and the Professions en
dc.rights openAccess en
dc.title Spirituality and peace en
dc.type A3 Kirjan tai muun kokoomateoksen osa fi
dc.description.version Peer reviewed en
dc.contributor.department Department of Management Studies
dc.subject.keyword Spirituality
dc.subject.keyword Peace
dc.identifier.urn URN:NBN:fi:aalto-2020113020653
dc.identifier.doi 10.4324/9781315445489
dc.type.version acceptedVersion


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