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What Does “Religion” Mean?

posted on June 10, 2013

Writing for The Huffington Post, Gary Laderman explores the changing impact of religion and its definition in the media: “Today, ‘religion’ can mean anything at all, from the most personal and intimate spirituality for the individual to the most diffuse cultural activity in any given society.” He writes that religion has shaped political spheres and other aspects of society, but “Perhaps this is a two-way street as well — maybe politics, economics, popular culture, art and so on can shape the religious lives of Americans, if not lead to completely new forms of religion.”

Read at The Huffington Post