If All Religions are True Then God is Cruel

Posted: March 25, 2014 in Uncategorized

Freshmen philosophy courses abound with conversations about religious pluralism (if not atheism). Religious pluralism is the idea that all religions are leading to the same higher power and salvation. In an effort to soften the radical claims of exclusive religious truth claims, pluralism says there are many ways to God and dulls the distinctions between different faiths that claim to be the only way. This worldview is popular and more than likely we will all encounter folks who hold to it, a form of universalism at its extreme. This article explains one (of many) significant issues with this worldview: the fact that if all religions are true and there are many ways to God that makes God cruel. Check it out at: http://thegospelcoalition.org/blogs/tgc/2014/03/25/if-all-religions-are-true-then-god-is-cruel/.

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