1 Religion has been defined as the human response towards what is perceived as divine, encompassing some form of rituals be they practices or obligations to honour divinity. Despite the debate about whether religion is a scholarly invention or a product of culture (Smith xi), this criticism does not mean that religion does not exist; rather, it shows its ambiguity and vagueness (Berman in Reinmann et al 739; Lee et al xvii; Reader 200; Durham and Scharffs 39). In this article it will be related to an ‘ultimate concern’ (Berman in Reinmann et al 745), composed of...
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