The Society: Religion and Spirituality: (New Age Religion and Spirituality )


The New Age movement is a holistic movement, a diverse collection of people who share not so much one set of beliefs, but rather an optimistic faith in the future, a belief in personal and spiritual growth, and an open-mindedness towards non-traditional forms of spirituality. New Age beliefs are often described as a 'fusion' or 'blend' of some aspects of different established religions, however New Age is not simply anything which cannot be classified by more traditional theologies. It is very difficult to pin down what is, and what is not "New Age", particularly as the term is sometimes used in a derogatory sense by those opposed to this kind of spirituality. New Age Religion and Spirituality Society.

The New Age is a term applied to a range of spiritual or religious beliefs and practices that developed in Western nations during the 1970s. (wikipedia)