For religious man, life is essentially a journey in which one sets out to quench a thirst, not simply to know that a God exists but to drink directly from God’s own life to which man is bonded (re-ligio) in the depths of his being. Religion is thus the intuitively known and symbolically expressed desire to become who we are in God. The fulfilling of this desire is the realization of the true self.

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  1. I think this describes spiritualty rather than religion. Spirituality is a quest for an experience of the divine and the desire to find answers to things that matter. Religion provides fixed answers to our questions and is often only a second-hand experience.

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