By Leslie J Francis
Some time past decade, cathedrals have blossomed as indicators of development for the Anglican Church in England and Wales. they've got opened their doorways to starting to be congregations, to widening participation on the significant Christian gala's, and to viewers, pilgrims, and travelers on a altering quest for non secular event and for non secular fulfilment. during this thought-provoking quantity Leslie J. Francis' learn team offers ten centred empirical stories that light up what's rather happening in those cathedrals.
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The empirical approach adopted by this chapter employed a detailed questionnaire completed by visitors to a small rural cathedral, profiling their engagement with a range of practices (nominated by Heelas and Woodhead as characterizing the spiritual revolution) and their engagement with conventional Christian practices (church attendance and prayer). The data are analyzed to distinguish between the spiritual quest of visitors influenced by the spiritual revolution and the religious quest of visitors nurtured within the Christian tradition.
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Anglican Cathedrals in Modern Life: The Science of Cathedral Studies by Leslie J Francis