World Religions Archive

Is Hatha Yoga Religiously Neutral?

The majority of Christians can be convinced rather easily that raja yoga is incompatible with Christian faith. There is much less consensus when it comes to hatha yoga. Even the most vociferous critic of hatha yoga hardly can deny that the spiritual harm that comes to a Christian who practices it can sometimes be negligible. […]

Eastern Religion and Christianity: What Sets Them Apart?

EASTERN RELIGIONS AND CHRISTIANITY- Introduction Religions from the East are moving West at an alarming rate. So today, like never before, all of us need to know exactly what sets Christianity apart from Eastern philosophy and thought. EASTERN RELIGIONS AND CHRISTIANITY- Exclusive from Christianity There are a lot of eastern religions around today. Religions like: […]

Is the Christian Worldview Unique from other Worldviews?

A CHRISTIAN WORLDVIEW- Introduction There sure are a lot of religions out there today.  You’ve got Islam, Hinduism, Buddhism, Taoism, Shintoism, etc. So obviously Christianity is just another “ism,” right? A CHRISTIAN WORLDVIEW- Christianity’s Uniqueness The truth is Christianity happens to be unique among the world’s religions for several important reasons. Not the least of […]

What Is Scientology?

WHAT IS SCIENTOLOGY- Introduction A recent Time magazine caption reads as follows:  “Ruined lives.  Lost fortunes.  Federal crimes.  Scientology poses as a religion but is really a ruthless global scam — and aiming for the mainstream.”  What exactly is Scientology all about? WHAT IS SCIENTOLOGY- Bad Press It certainly appears as though Scientology has been […]

What Does It Mean to Believe in Jesus?

WHAT DOES IT MEAN TO BELIEVE IN JESUS CHRIST?- Introduction The Bible tells us that everyone who believes in Jesus is a Christian. But what does belief in Jesus really mean? WHAT DOES IT MEAN TO BELIEVE IN JESUS CHRIST?- Which Jesus? Before concluding that someone is undoubtedly a Christian, we should at least determine […]

Is the Bible inspired? The Bible and Religious Writings of the World.

IS THE BIBLE INSPIRED- Introduction Many people agree that the Bible is the inspired Word of God, but is it exclusively inspired? What about the Upanishads? Or the Koran? IS THE BIBLE INSPIRED- God’s revelation unreliable?If the Bible is truly inspired by God, then it follows that it is trustworthy and authoritative in every area […]

What Happens to People Who Have Never Heard the Gospel?

NEVER HEARD THE GOSPEL?- Introduction If Jesus is the only way to God, what happens to those who’ve never heard the gospel, but follow their own religions? Can they be saved? NEVER HEARD THE GOSPEL?- The Question “Isn’t it unfair for God to send people to hell even if they’ve never heard about Him or […]

Universalism: Don’t All Religions Lead to God?

DON’T ALL RELIGIONS LEAD TO GOD- Introduction Can Christianity be faulted for unabashed arrogance in claiming to offer the only way to God? After all, don’t all religions lead to God? DON’T ALL RELIGIONS LEAD TO GOD- Tolerance vs. Truth A number of people equate religious tolerance with religious truth. Many assume that all religions […]

Religious Tolerance: Are Christians Judgmental and Unloving?

RELIGIOUS TOLERANCE- An Introduction Why can’t Christians just exercise their own faith, and leave alone those people who have other beliefs? After all, isn’t it judgmental and unloving to criticize someone else’s religious beliefs? RELIGIOUS TOLERANCE- The Age of Tolerance Because we live in an age of tolerance where almost anything goes, openly questioning or […]