Spiritual but not Religious: What are today’s ‘New Pilgrims’ Looking For?

Published on ABC Religion and Ethics, 22 December 2016

Some years ago, when my friend asked me why I was going on a Christmas pilgrimage to Jerusalem, I was not sure what answer I could give her.

At that stage of my life I was still struggling with the innate notion that there is a divine presence in our life, although not necessarily what I was brought up with – which, in my case, was Catholicism.

It was a few years before I got seriously interested in esoteric Hinduism (Kashmir Shaivism) and the Gnostic teachings of early Christians.

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