How Religion Lost Its Monopoly On Purity

Sayde Scarlett
4 min readSep 26, 2022
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Before my interest in theology, I was an occasional dabbler in the thoughts and practices of the ‘New Age’ as well as a keen user of Instagram. Like many other women of my generation, I was oft swept up in fashionable but vague trends concerning my ‘wellness’, an umbrella term for various diets, types of exercise, meditation, pseudo-religious philosophies and even skin care products.

Sayde Scarlett

Author and poet by day; artist by night. Loves to tell stories and create art; loves to talk about stories and creating art.