Animate II: Religion | Spirituality is not enough
With Lillian Daniel
What does it mean to be spiritual? Is it the same as being religious? Lillian Daniel pushes back at this question that has been stirring up the cultural conversation for a while now.
She asks us to consider how the seeds of faith take root and thrive. What role does organized religion play in helping—or hindering—growth? If religion is the problem, why has it held fast for thousands of years? In this age of religious pluralism, is it possible or even desirable to stick with our age-old traditions?
For Lillian Daniel, faith isn't something we make for ourselves, it's a long, hardy tradition that we enter and add to. She pushes back at the idea that it's possible to be "spiritual" without being "religious." For many people today, this question of what it means to be a person of faith has become a sticking point. It keeps some people away from the church. It keeps others clinging to traditions that may have lost their meaning.
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