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Spirituality as Cosmic Trust<sup>1</sup>

Robert C. Solomon

in Spirituality for the Skeptic

Published in print April 2002 | ISBN: 9780195134674
Published online November 2003 | e-ISBN: 9780199833733 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/0195134672.003.0004
Spirituality as Cosmic Trust1

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Spirituality involves trust, a broader concept than the Judeo–Christian notion of faith. Authentic trust is an emotional matter, based in relationships, and well aware of the possibility of betrayal. It is undermined by envy and resentment but encourages forgiveness.

Keywords: authentic trust; cosmic trust; envy; faith; forgiveness; paranoia; resentment; spirituality; trust

Chapter.  6917 words. 

Subjects: Philosophy of Religion

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