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This article explores the neglected terrain of spirituality and civil society and argues that the spiritual character of much civil society action should be placed at the center of the analysis. It considers the resources that spirituality provides citizens and activists so that they can be more effective in their civic activities in both in associational life and in their interactions in the public sphere. It contends that spirituality lies at the core of what makes civil society possible because it strengthens the organizations that construct it, permeates the arenas that sustain it and inspires the search for civil society itself.
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