Ask Josh: What is the difference between being religious and being spiritual?

 In Religion and Spirituality

What does it mean to be religious? Is that different from being spiritual? Since the terms are often used interchangeably, it’s understandable that there’s often confusion on the topic. For some, being religious or spiritual represents the same identities, beliefs and actions. But for Gen Z, it’s more about where and under what circumstances sacred experiences take place. Here, Springtide’s executive director Dr. Josh Packard explains the distinction.

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