Dr. Paul Lakeland Engages with the Question: How Do You Define Religion?
Dr. Paul Lakeland discusses his reasoning behind not wanting to define religion: the fact that most definitions are either too narrow or too broad. He then gives the following as his definition: “Religion is a set of beliefs and rituals that provisionally satisfy the question, ‘What is it all about and what should I do about it?’.” He speaks about what this definition means and what he avoids in using it. He then discusses the relationship between humans, faith and belief.
Lakeland, Paul F. and Benney, Alfred. Created by Alfred Benney. "Dr. Paul Lakeland Engages with the Question: How Do You Define Religion?" January 2011. DigitalCommons@Fairfield. Web. https://digitalcommons.fairfield.edu/asrvideos/362
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