Inspired by an article titled “The Market as God” which I read years ago, and a self-reflective anthropology piece called “Body ritual among the Nacirema” which I was introduced to first at King’s in Edmonton, and prompted by an illustration in J K A Smith’s “Desiring the Kingdom” (which I have not read yet), I will try to create an outsider’s (think alien visitor) description of the main religious behaviours we generally show.

(warning: the articles linked to above are not necessarily easy reading, but if you can get past that the ideas they present are fascinating)

So here is my attempt at something that points out the same things as the above: