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Your Creative Encounters

We encourage you to define your creative encounters with religion in the United States. We invite your reflections on how religious influences your beliefs and especially on how religion involves your body. How do your creative encounters engage your hearing, sight, smell, taste, and touch? How does your body respond to creative encounters with religion and to the presence and practices of other spiritual traditions?

Below you will find five prompts—all optional. You may respond to each question or only those that speak to your experiences. Your answers will spark our creative processes and inform our research and program development. Your responses may also join the stories of other diverse people to depict the intricate tapestry that is religious life in the United States.

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