The Reason for God: Belief in an Age of Skepticism - Chapter One: There Can't Be Just One True Religion Summary & Analysis

Timothy Keller
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Chapter One: There Can't Be Just One True Religion Summary and Analysis

It has been author Timothy Keller's experience that the problem that most people have with Christianity is its exclusivity. On a panel about the major modern religions - Christianity, Judaism, and Islam - it was agreed that the major difference among them is the belief or lack of belief in Jesus Christ. It is conventional wisdom that one of the largest barriers to world peace is religion. Each religion teaches its followers that it is their religion that is the true religion. Teaching in this way creates barriers to peace and creates societal divisions.

There are three approaches that cultural leaders are exploring for an answer to the divisions and animosity that religion causes.

Outlawing Religion:

The outlawing or governmental control of religion has been...

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