He has a sense of a “spiritual reality hovering over,” calling him to hear the voice of his creator.
He needs a new heart put in him by spiritual force in calling for the name of the Lord.
spiritual gurus who use their power to facilitate sexual encounters with their students are something of a cliché.
"of or concerning the spirit" (especially in religious aspects), c.1300, from Old French spirituel (12c.), from Latin spiritualis, from spiritus "of breathing, of the spirit" (see spirit (n.)). Meaning "of or concerning the church" is attested from mid-14c. The noun sense of "African-American religious song" first recorded 1866.