Searching for Afrocentric spirituality within the transpersonal

Dwight Turner, Jane Callaghan, Alasdair Gordon-Finlayson

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Abstract

The aim of this paper is to show, via the lens of a culturally specific dream, how the transpersonal could benefit from broadening its approach to spirituality to include the wisdom of African spiritual beliefs. Discussing perennial theory, whilst considering briefly some of the spiritual means essential to an African spirituality, this paper suggest that a more cosmopolitan approach to the transpersonal is needed to avoid the creation of a spiritual other.
Original languageEnglish
Publication statusPublished - 1 Oct 2014
EventBritish Psychological Society Transpersonal Psychology Section Conference - Cober Hill, Scarborough
Duration: 12 Sep 2008 → …
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ConferenceBritish Psychological Society Transpersonal Psychology Section Conference
Period12/09/08 → …
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Africa
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Wisdom

Keywords

  • African
  • spirituality
  • transpersonal
  • cosmopolitan

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Turner, D., Callaghan, J., & Gordon-Finlayson, A. (2014). Searching for Afrocentric spirituality within the transpersonal. Paper presented at British Psychological Society Transpersonal Psychology Section Conference, .
Turner, Dwight ; Callaghan, Jane ; Gordon-Finlayson, Alasdair. / Searching for Afrocentric spirituality within the transpersonal. Paper presented at British Psychological Society Transpersonal Psychology Section Conference, .
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