Spirituality of Adults in Britain

Recent Research

Authors

  • David Hay Nottingham University

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.1558/hscc.v5i1.4

Keywords:

spirituality, religion, Britain

Abstract

Extract of a paper presented to the Spirituality in Health and Community Care conference at Stirling Management Centre, Scotland, on 15-16 November 2001.

Author Biography

David Hay, Nottingham University

David Hay directed the Religious Experience Research Centre set up by Alister Hardy in Oxford. He recently retired as Reader in Spiritual Education at Nottingham University

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Published

2013-05-28

How to Cite

Hay, D. (2013). Spirituality of Adults in Britain: Recent Research. Health and Social Care Chaplaincy, 4–9. https://doi.org/10.1558/hscc.v5i1.4