A critical task in Christian apologetics is understanding-properly-the relationship between other world religions and Christianity, where they overlap, and where they fundamentally divide.Christianity and World Religions: An Introduction to the World's Major Faiths
tours the world's most influential religions in two parts. Part one discusses the essentials of other faiths including, Hinduism, Buddhism, Confucianism and Daoism, Judaism, and Islam.
Part two examines the religions in light of Christian teaching and responds to them by drawing on the Bible and historical Christianity. The appendix includes some helpful primary and secondary books relating to this theme for those who would like to read more.
- Comprehensive and up-to-date coverage of major faiths from a Christian viewpoint
- An additional feature is the comparison of Christianity with world religions under 6 headings
- Helps you understand and interact with people of other faiths
- Written at senior high school level and above for church study groups, homeschool, and Christian school
Derek Cooper has written a conversational and eminently accessible
introduction for Christian students to other religious traditions...the beautiful thing about this introduction is its deep rootedness
in Christian confession, conviction and practice--and its generosity
of spirit toward other traditions...supplemented with helpful
charts, tables and sidebars throughout, Cooper has authored a truly
Professor of Theology and World Religions,Point Loma Nazarene University
Christianity and World Religions is a special book. It is certainly
information written for our times, and communicated in such a way
that it will appeal both to those who have some understanding of
the great religions of the world, as well as those who have very little
-Paul D. Kooistra,
Coordinator, PCA Mission to the World
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