Chapter 11. Listening in Spirituality and Religion
- Andrew D. Wolvin Professor
Published Online: 3 FEB 2010
Copyright © 2010 Blackwell Publishing Ltd
Listening and Human Communication in the 21st Century
How to Cite
Corley Schnapp, D. (2010) Listening in Spirituality and Religion, in Listening and Human Communication in the 21st Century (ed A. D. Wolvin), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444314908.ch11
University of Maryland, College Park, USA
- Published Online: 3 FEB 2010
- Published Print: 19 FEB 2010
Print ISBN: 9781405181655
Online ISBN: 9781444314908
- listening in spirituality and religion;
- listening, integral aspect of spirituality and religion through the ages;
- definition of listening - still in development;
- need for research regarding relationship - between listening and religion/spirituality;
- religious listening, Judeo-Christian-Islamic literature - the listening is to God, YHWH, Allah;
- references to hearing and listening - in versions of The Holy Bible;
- listening to the “inner voice” for guidance and enlightenment;
- subjects of centering prayer and contemplative prayer - listening inwardly;
- listening to others - pastoral care and interfaith dialogue;
- relationship between culture and listening behavior
This chapter contains sections titled:
What is the Meaning of the Terms: Listening, Religion, and Spirituality?
Why is There a Need for Research Regarding the Relationship between Listening and Religion/Spirituality?
To Whom or To What do we Listen?
Meditation and Listening
Prayer as Listening
Listening to Others: Pastoral Care and Interfaith Dialogue
Ecumenical Dialogue and Interfaith Views
Relationship between Culture and Listening Behavior
How Does Listening to Sound and Music Relate to the Spiritual?