This is craziness. There are so many theological ignorant definitions and label associations in this piece. If folks are going to label and write about differing theologies and doctrines the first prerequisite is to do some homework and have some clue of what they really are. Beginning with Animism... It is the exact opposite of what she is trying to say it is here.
Yes, and it just doesn’t make any sense, this entire excerpt.
As I grow in my faith, I'm consistently surprised how biblical teachings confirm (sometimes only in small ways) even the most obscure and seemingly superficially, incorrect writings of otherwise ungodly men and women. That is to say, it appears more and more to me, that God uses everyone, even non-believers, to suit his purpose and reveal truths according to his will.
Life is a lesson at every moment, it's not a classroom-only learning experience.