Ways to Go Beyond and Why They Work
Science and Spiritual Practices
Spiritual practices are being investigated scientifically as never before, and many of them have been shown to have measurable effects on physiology, brain activity, well-being and health. The effects are generally beneficial. There is a wide range of spiritual practices, including meditation, prayer, rituals, pilgrimage, and even practices that are not normally thought of as spiritual, like sports, can have a spiritual dimension. Trinitarian models of ultimate consciousness or spiritual realty make it easier to understand how such different activities can all have spiritual effects.
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