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By Gary Bouma

Australian Soul demanding situations the concept spiritual and religious existence in Australia is in decline. This interesting booklet describes the nature of spiritual and non secular existence in Australia at the present time, and argues that, faraway from tapering off, faith and spirituality are thriving. Gary Bouma, the top professional at the nation of spiritual lifestyles in Australia, offers the main up to date proof and figures and compares the 'tone' of Australian non secular practices with these of different international locations. Australians should be much less vocal and extra reticent approximately their faith than american citizens are, yet their spiritual and non secular ideals aren't any much less effective. Australian Soul describes and analyses our non secular and non secular lifestyles intimately in addition to supplying a chain of case experiences that illustrate the variety of practices and ideology in Australia this day. Australian Soul predicts a necessary destiny for faith and spirituality.

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