New article – Wairua (spirit) and cultural values in evaluation

In the inaugural issue of Evaluation Matters – He Take To Te Aromatawai 2015 is an article by Vivienne Kennedy, Fiona Cram, Kirimatao Paipa, Kataraina Pipi and Maria Baker that explores this issue.  There is an interesting exploration of the difference between spirituality and religion which is reinforced by comparisons between western influenced theism – belief in God, the Creator, a higher power – and indigenous spirituality un-linked to religious dogma, but describe din experiential terms.

An important article and very relevant to the aspirations of spirituality and well-being

The article text is freely available at the link below

http://www.nzcer.org.nz/system/files/EM2015_1_083.pdf

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