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Rob5 Stars Out Of 5ExcellentOctober 26, 2015RobQuality: 5Value: 5Meets Expectations: 5Always excellent insight from Ravi Zacharias. Well written and thought provoking
J. Luis Dizon5 Stars Out Of 5Where evangelism meets comparative religionSeptember 21, 2015J. Luis DizonQuality: 5Value: 5Meets Expectations: 5In a culture that is becoming increasingly pluralistic, and wherein numerous religious claims are vying for peoples acceptance with widely divergent truth claims, it is becoming more and more necessary for Christians to explain what it is exactly that makes Christianity different from the worlds religions, and why we ought to take Christianity's truth claims seriously.
Enter Ravi Zacharias Jesus Among Other Gods. Published over a decade ago, this book has become a classic in modern Christian apologetics, as it juxtaposes Christian beliefs with those of the other major religions of the world. Through the use of both reasoning and narratives taken from the Indian culture he grew up in, Zacharias presents reasons why people should heed the Christian message. He argues that one cannot hold to the pluralistic idea that all religions are equally valid, since they contradict each other and therefore would mean only one of them can be true. As he states:
Yet if the human spirit is to survive and every legitimate discipline to find fruitful expression, truth cannot be sacrificed at the altar of a pretended tolerance. All religions, plainly and simply, cannot be true. Some beliefs are false and we know them to be false. So it does no good to put a halo on the notion of tolerance as if everything could be equally true. To deem all beliefs equally true is sheer nonsense for the simple reason that to deny that statement would also, then, be true. But if the denial of the statement is also true, then all religions are not true (pg. 4).
Having argued for the exclusivity of religious truth claims, Zacharias then goes on to examine the major world religions (Islam, Hinduism and Buddhism), showing how they fail to answer the fundamental questions of life, and goes to show how Christ is who He claimed He wasthe way, the truth and the life and how only through the acceptance of these exclusive claims could we make sense of life and find salvation.
This is a good book to read for those who are wondering why they should accept Christianity over and against any other religion, as well as for those who are Christian and desire to know how to better communicate the truths of the Gospel to those of other faiths.
Derek Raimann5 Stars Out Of 5Great book!June 11, 2015Derek RaimannQuality: 5Value: 5Meets Expectations: 5I am thoroughly enjoying this book and appreciate the prompt and timely shipping that was provided. I have not gotten too far in reading this yet, but what I have read so far is compelling and I truly look forward to completing this fine work!
David Aultman4 Stars Out Of 5Jesus Among Other GodsMay 26, 2015David AultmanQuality: 4Value: 4Meets Expectations: 4Deep material
TOBY777Yakima, WashingtonAge: 18-24Gender: male4 Stars Out Of 5Great Read!December 1, 2013TOBY777Yakima, WashingtonAge: 18-24Gender: maleQuality: 5Value: 5Meets Expectations: 4This book at first was not really what I was expecting, but it turned out to be a great read! Ravi did a tremendous job in taking little simple phrases that Jesus had said and provided an amazing revelation and deeper meaning beyond the simple phrase. It really opened up my mind more in looking for those clues in the sayings of Jesus. This along with many fascinating testimonies made this book worth reading.