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Spirituality and Religion – SN Today #30


Episode 30: What is the difference between religion and spirituality? This, as it turns out, depends on a great many things. Join hosts Leigh Anderson, Thomas Schenk, and Daniel Strain as they explore the background and meanings of these terms, how they are used in different contexts, and their own personal approaches.


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  1. The distinction that Daniel, Leigh and I make between religion and spirituality is very similar to a distinction that William James makes between institutional and personal religion in Lecture II of his “The Varieties of Religious Experience.” James defines personal religion as: “the feelings, acts and experiences of individual men [sic] in their solitude, so far as they apprehend themselves to stand in relation to whatever they may consider the divine.”

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