Last night I heard Reza Aslan, author of Zealot: The Life and Times of Jesus of Nazareth, speak at Brigham Young University. I read Zealot nearly a decade ago, and it revolutionized my view of Jesus, so I was surprised and intrigued to learn that Aslan was speaking at my alma mater. (As it so happens,
Religion as language? Yes! I'm going to start using that definition. Also, loved Reza and love his book Zealot and I am bummed I didn't know he was speaking at BYU or I would've attended.
This is such a beautiful way to understand and frame religion!! I’ve always wondered whether atheism should be treated like a religion too, like a language. Because it is still a way to express how one understands the universe!