There is a problem with “garments of skin”, and religion is a garment, garments are dead and if you rely solely on them, you die. But this is the human condition, he have to use garments, we cannot live in the open, we need the animal skins to cover our nakedness. However these can be transformed [turn death into glory], technology included (another garment). In the book of Revelation the New Jerusalem is not a return to a garden where we are naked, but a garden in the center of a city, so the turning to glory of a dead garment, the city, also keeping the living core.
The purpose of the Cross is not to deconstruct and burn everything away, but to show that even death (and its avatars, the garments of skin) can be inverted and turned to glory. New Jerusalem is a city of light, a garment of death can be turned to a garment of light. Religion can be redeemed.