Richard Liantonio has a very good and needed bit at On the Road to Emmaus titled “Religion is Not a Bad Word.” I highly recommend it.
“Christianity is not a religion, it’s a relationship,” is a mantra I occasionally hear. The more I hear it, the more I am taken aback, wondering what exactly people mean. Whatever they specifically intend, the implication is that “religion” is something negative which we would not want to be in any way associated with. However…read more.