Do all roads from Chicago lead to Atlanta? Do all religions lead to God?
The answer to both questions should be obvious.
Yet when religion is discussed, I am surprised by the number of people who think all religions are basically the same. Many actually think that the religions of the world are simply different paths to the same God. I’ve also heard people say that the names for deities are just different titles for the same God.
Are Krishna, Mohammed, and Jesus really identical? Can we equate the Buddha, Allah, and Jehovah? No. Nothing could be further from the truth. To think that all religions and the deities they claim are the same is simply wrong. Yes, different religions often have overlapping ideas, but to suggest, for example, that Hindus, Muslims, Buddhists, and Christians share the same major beliefs is misguided.
Some also believe that each religion is equally true despite the vast differences they teach. How can religions which deny that Jesus is…
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