Reasons to Believe

Religious Pluralism

  • Profound Problems with Religious Pluralism

    Novelist Yann Martel’s book Life of Pi (now a major motion picture) embodies the popular notion that all religions are simultaneously true. The story’s young protagonist embraces aspects … more

  • Pi’s Path to God

    Jesus answered, “I am the way and the truth and the life. No one comes to the Father except through me....” (John 14:6)

    If you ask Christians what they are most thankful for out of … more

  • Ideas, Ideology, and Islam

    A recent 60 Minutes broadcast provided an illuminating glimpse into the global “war on terror.” The April 25 episode included a provocative segment on Islam entitled “Jihadists and … more

  • How Can I Get To Heaven?

     Most people want to go to heaven, hope to go to heaven. But does anyone really know for sure how to get there?

    Popular opinion suggests that most people automatically go to heaven because … more

  • Christian Truth-Claims and Other Religions

    How should a Christian view other religions in terms of truth? Are all religions utterly false in every respect? Can other religions have at least some truth to them?

    By affirming the exclusive truth … more

  • Nightline's "Does God Exist?" Debate

    After watching ABC's online version of the debate on whether God exists, I realized more than ever the need for an organization like Reasons To Believe. The face-off pitted Brian Sapient and Kelly (no … more

  • Thinking Biblically About the World’s Religions

    Ten major non-Christian world religions abound today: Buddhism, Confucianism, Hinduism, Islam, Jainism, Judaism, Shintoism, Sikhism, Taoism, and Zoroastrianism.1 The so-called minor religions are too … more

  • More Than Intelligent Design

    They swim against the powerful tide of naturalism, and I applaud their efforts and integrity. At the same time, however, I sense a need to clarify a subtle but significant distinction between their … more

  • A Comment on Humility Theology

    The anthropic principle faces serious challenges from outside the disciplines of astronomy and physics. Many scholars in the humanities and social sciences fear that the anthropic principle will … more

  • Do All Religions Lead to God?

    He urged people of all faiths to pray for America. Interfaith religious services were televised from the National Cathedral in Washington, D.C. and from Yankee Stadium in New York. These services … more