The ideas about spirituality, which have developed in different philosophic theories as well as various religious faiths of Christianity, Buddhism, Judaism, etc. are considered. A comparative analysis of religious traditions concerning spiritual quest and aspirations of a human being is given. The similarity of the religious understanding of man’s spiritual growth and psychological characteristics of a holistic, psychologically mature and healthy personality existing in the different theories of personality.
Keywords: spirituality; spiritual growth; spiritual development; moral development; “I-concept”; human development; religious ideas; religious faiths; Christianity; Judaism; Sufism; religious philosophy; psychology of personality;
Aguzumtsyan R. V., Khachatryan N.G. (2012). The study of spirituality phenomenon in the context of religious knowledge and psychological science. National Psychological Journal, 1(7), 74-80