عنوان مقاله [English]
Is the present age the age of the return to religion? Is this commonality of speaking about spirituality suggests turning toward religiosity? Why in the world today that spirituality which has been understood in the context of religion, is regardless of religious context, and for some even spirituality without religion also appears more rational. The main question of this article is that why in new age traditional religion leave the way on behalf of spirituality.
This paper with the help of theories in the field of sociology of religion and culture, including the theory of subjective idealism, self-expressionism, post materialism and cultural narcissism theory of factors and roots, will try to identify spirituality, without religion.
These theories show how too much emphasis on the self-understanding in the process of seeking spirituality, instead of emphasizing on Revelation, entered religion and spirituality to a new stage that in which organized religion and revealed religiosity easily denied.