Spiritual Literacy: A New Concept for a New Reality

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The idea of literacy is prevalent in today’s society, especially among librarians.There is much discussion of technological literacy and the digital divide. There are volumes written on cultural literacy and how we interact with different groups such as younger generations. There are books dedicated specifically to literacy in the 21st century. There are growing specialized “literacies” but none dealing with religion, per se. It is critical that librarians are aware of spiritual undertones inherent in information, in order to provide balanced information to patrons.


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Date modified March 15, 2023
Publication date February 25, 2020; January 1, 2006


Author SMITH, FELICIA ORCiD icon https://orcid.org/0000-0003-3649-8202 (unverified)


Subject Spiritual literacy
Subject Religion
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Smith, Felicia A. (2006). Spiritual Literacy: A New Concept for a New Reality. Stanford Digital Repository. Available at: https://purl.stanford.edu/dr661dm8567


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