By E. Luther Copeland
Why this ebook - specifically considering there are various books facing an analogous topic? One resolution is that almost all Christians are inquisitive about a reason for helping Christian missions between foreign religions and cultures, in the event that they can achieve this with integrity and with justification for wholehearted admire for the opposite religions and the cultures educated through them. This ebook intends to supply simply one of these motive, to illustrate that it is easy to verify the Christian venture the world over and interculturally with out diminishing both the significance of excellent interreligious relationships or the popularity of the value of the foremost religions.
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Of course, representatives of other religions are free to make similar attempts from their own faith perspective, though they may well reject the designation of theology as a Christian term. Likewise, in my judgment, to construct a Christian world theology which seeks to take into account the insights of the different religions is invalid if it requires that the theologian step outside the circle of his or her own faith and accept a viewpoint that transcends all claims to religious revelation. However, to construct a theology that gratefully recognizes contributions to Christianity from other faiths while maintaining belief in the universal relevance of the Christ is not only possible but is to be recommended.
Accordingly, those who do not hear and respond favorably to the gospel are excluded from its salvific benefits. Inclusivism, on the other hand, takes a more affirmative view of the religions, but, like exclusivism, it also believes that no one is saved except by God's provision for salvation in Jesus Christ. However, there is a significant difference: inclusivists believe that many are saved who never hear the gospel and therefore know nothing of the historical incarnation, but that such persons are saved only through the universal redeeming work of God in Christ.
The churches and Christians of this vast areaLatin America, Africa, Asia, and the Pacific Islandshave become more numerous than those of the Western world. That is, the center of world Christian population has shifted from the West to the Third World. Insofar as I have read the theologians of the Third World, I find their suggestions on the whole promising, among other things, for the future of relations of Christians to persons of other religions, since many of them, notably those of Africa and Asia, live in environments shaped by faiths other than Christianity.
A New Meeting of the Religions: Interreligious Relationships and Theological Questioning by E. Luther Copeland