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Losing my “religion”

Michael Gerson has an opinion piece over at the Washington Post, in which he describes what he feels to be a declining faith by the American people in their religious institutions. Although he makes some interesting points, I suspect that the changing demographics he highlights have more to do with the rejection of theology masquerading as religion, than a rejection of religion itself.
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Theology is not religion…

…nor is metaphysics philosophy

I believe the Three Initiates where utterly profound when, in the Kybalion, they categorized religion as merely a recognition of “The All, and one’s relationship to it,” vs. theology as “the attempts of men to ascribe personality, qualities, and characteristics” to the unknowable – specifically, the attempts of some to intercede themselves as the “middle-men.”
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