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- Religious as personal spiritual search
- With no religions that can be seen as right or wrong, it is therefore up to the individual to select their own mini-narrative
- Some will adopt beliefs and ideas found within traditional religions, though keeping with the rejection of absolute truth, they may just interpret it as symbolic
- Jung's emphasis on the symbolic value of the figure of Jesus Christ as an image of psychological balance and wholeness. Others will use images from outside the bounds of traditional religion.
- The wide range of religions which to choose has be termed the 'religious supermarket' and choosing your own religion has been called the 'pic and mix approach'
- James Beckford, for example, writes "At the modern supermarket of faith, the consumer seeks to pick and mix religious items to match their commitment and faith
- Anti-realist Culpitt suggests that although God really exists, he is an idea within believers.
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