Standing in contrast to spirituality is fundamentalism, which reduces the human-god relationship to a set of printed instructions. The world is a chaotic place at best, and fundamentalism attempts to bring spiritual and social ord…
I really appreciate the points you've made! This sentence in particular got my attention - a priest once called this the "transactional gospel," as God's love and relationship was reduced to an if/then proposition.
I like the image that came to mind of programming my VCR when I read this sentence!
Thanks for writing!