Despite differences in rituals and beliefs among the world’s major religions, a new study shows that spirituality often enhances health regardless of a person’s faith.
“In many ways, the results of our study support the idea that spirituality functions as a personality trait,” says Dan Cohen, assistant teaching professor of religious studies at the University of Missouri and one of the co-authors of the study.
“With increased spirituality people reduce their sense of self and feel a greater sense of oneness and connectedness with the rest of the universe.”
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