Competitive Theism

Our new term for the day is competitive theism. And what is it exactly?

a self-styled spirituality that can be overlaid on any religion and has nothing to do with personal morality. This faith gap, I’ve noticed in the interviews I’ve done, is often what sets the merely famous apart from the ridiculously famous. It can make the difference between achieving what’s possible and accomplishing what seems impossible.

A short, fascinating look at the value that lip service to God makes in the lives and careers of celebrities.