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Christians' beliefs about
non-Christian religions

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Christians' beliefs about other religions:

Followers of many, perhaps most, faith traditions believe that theirs is the only "true" religion -- the only completely valid faith. They have one of three main beliefs about other religions:

bullet Exclusivism: other faiths are in grave error and often viewed as opponents.
bullet Inclusivism: other faiths have some truth in them, but are only partly developed.
bullet Pluralism: all faiths are legitimate, valid, and true -- when viewed from within their particular culture.
bullet More info.

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Topics covered in this section:

bullet Diversity of Christian belief regarding other religions:
bullet Conservative Protestants
bullet Roman Catholics
bullet Liberal Christians
bullet Public opinion poll results
bullet Christians' statements about other religions
bullet Christian leaders' attacks on Islam
bullet Biblical passages about other religions

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Related essays on this website:

bullet How Americans view various religions
bullet How Roman Catholics view other religions
bullet Prayer guides of the Southern Baptist Convention
bullet Ecumenical movements within Christianity
bullet Evangelical Christian beliefs about Halloween (contains information about conservative Christian beliefs about Neopagans.
bullet Religious intolerance in the Bible.

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  1. "Theology Library: Non-Christian Religions," at:  This is a Roman Catholic web site which has many dozens of links to essays describing other religions.

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Site navigation:

 Home page > Christianity > Christian relationships > here

or Home page > Religious hatred > here

or Home page > Religious info. > Basic info. > here

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Copyright 1997 to 2007 by Ontario Consultants on Religious Tolerance
Latest update: 2007-NOV-02
Author: B.A. Robinson

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