1. How do you describe yourself: a) spiritual, but not religious; b) religious, but not spiritual; or c) religious and spiritual?You are welcome to answer these questions whether you are reading the book or not. It could even be interesting if you answered them before you read this chapter and after you have the author's viewpoint. Or pick any one to answer that interests you, and discuss it to your heart's content.
2. What do you think of when you hear the word “tradition”?
3. How would a congregation that emphasizes practice differ from one that emphasizes purity?
4. Do you think that faith is about asking questions or finding answers?
(The blue image above is borrowed from The Village Church in Dallas, TX.)