“Deep Intellect” and Why is this essay a spiritual essay?

Read “Deep Intellect” in Best American Spiritual Writing, 120 – 135 If you do not have the book, a copy of the reading can be found at this link: http://www.orionmagazine.org/index.php/articles/article/6474/ The story “Deep Intellect” by Sy Montgomery is included in the anthology The Best Spiritual Writing 2013 but is about an octopus. Why is this essay a spiritual essay? In a 2 page paper, double-spaced, close read (analyze) two passages from the essay to show why this essay is considered “spiritual.” In your paper, you can use quotations from Einstein’s “Science and Religion” to help prove your argument. Your paper should include a thesis and analysis of specific passages from the essay. Your paper will be graded for the following: academic style – no contractions, 1st person MLA citation title your paper specific thesis in intro correct use of commas and appostrophes body paragraphs (2x) – topic sentece, quotation, close reading conclusion