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Many Paths. to. One God ?. 2000 BCE 1500 1000 500 0 500 CE 1000 1500 2000. 2000 BCE 1500 1000 500 0 500 CE 1000 1500 2000. One G-D, Yahweh Chosen people, given Israel

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    1. Many Paths to One God?

    2. 2000 BCE 1500 1000 500 0 500 CE 1000 1500 2000

    3. 2000 BCE 1500 1000 500 0 500 CE 1000 1500 2000 • One G-D, Yahweh • Chosen people, given Israel • Covenant relationship • Coming Messiah Judaism Abraham 2000 BCE Tanakh

    4. 2000 BCE 1500 1000 500 0 500 CE 1000 1500 2000 • One Great Power, Brahman • Reflected in many deities • Re-birth (reincarnation) • Respect for life • Releasethrough duty, knowledge, devotion Hinduism Judaism (Not known) Abraham 2000 BCE 1500 BCE Vedas Tanakh

    5. 2000 BCE 1500 1000 500 0 500 CE 1000 1500 2000 • Life involves suffering • Suffering is from desire • This can be eliminated • … by Noble 8-fold Path Hinduism Judaism Buddhism Siddartha Gautama (Not known) Abraham 500 BCE 2000 BCE 1500 BCE Vedas Tanakh Tipitaka

    6. 2000 BCE 1500 1000 500 0 500 CE 1000 1500 2000 • Jesus = God (Trinity) • Human predicament: sin • Gift of forgiveness in death & resurrection • Need to “turn”(repentance) Hinduism Christianity Judaism Buddhism Siddartha Gautama Jesus (Not known) Abraham 500 BCE 30 CE 2000 BCE 1500 BCE Bible Vedas Tanakh Tipitaka

    7. 2000 BCE 1500 1000 500 0 500 CE 1000 1500 2000 • One God, Allah • Muhammad his messenger • 5 pillars: shahada, prayer, alms, Haj, fasting Hinduism Christianity Judaism Buddhism Islam Siddartha Gautama Muhammad Jesus (Not known) Abraham 500 BCE 610 CE 30 CE 2000 BCE 1500 BCE Bible Vedas Tanakh Tipitaka Qu’ran

    8. 2000 BCE 1500 1000 500 0 500 CE 1000 1500 2000 • One God of all religions • Cycles of births> unity with God • Equality of race / sex / religion • No empty ritual or priests • 5 Ks: uncut hair, sword, bangle, comb, shorts Sikhism Hinduism Christianity Judaism Buddhism Islam Siddartha Gautama Guru Nanak Muhammad Jesus (Not known) Abraham 1500 CE 500 BCE 610 CE 30 CE 2000 BCE 1500 BCE Guru Granth Sahib Bible Vedas Tanakh Tipitaka Qu’ran

    9. 2000 BCE 1500 1000 500 0 500 CE 1000 1500 2000 Sikhism Hinduism Christianity Judaism Buddhism Islam Siddartha Gautama Guru Nanak Muhammad Jesus (Not known) Abraham 1500 CE 500 BCE 610 CE 30 CE 2000 BCE 1500 BCE Guru Granth Sahib Bible Vedas Tanakh Tipitaka Qu’ran

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    11. = Oldest monotheistic faith Heaven or Hell Obedience to Torah (Right living) Rebellion Break out of cycle of re-birth Ancient faith Union with the Great Power Right Living Improvement of Hinduism Problem of suffering Right living Nirvana Accept forgiveness > new (changed) life Fulfilment of Judaism (Inevitable) Rebellion Heaven or hell (starts now) Correction of Christianity & Judaism (Possible) Rebellion Judgement > paradise or hell Submission (Right living) Break out of cycle of re-birth Correction of Hinduism & Islam Merge with God Right living

    12. = Oldest monotheistic faith Heaven or Hell Obedience to Torah (Right living) Rebellion Break out of cycle of re-birth Ancient faith Union with the Great Power Right Living Improvement of Hinduism Problem of suffering Right living Nirvana Accept forgiveness > new (changed) life Fulfilment of Judaism (Inevitable) Rebellion Heaven or hell (starts now) Correction of Christianity & Judaism (Possible) Rebellion Judgement > paradise or hell Submission (Right living) Break out of cycle of re-birth Correction of Hinduism & Islam Merge with God Right living

    13. = Good news! Oldest monotheistic faith Heaven or Hell Obedience to Torah (Right living) Rebellion Break out of cycle of re-birth Ancient faith Union with the Great Power Right Living Improvement of Hinduism Problem of suffering Right living Nirvana Accept forgiveness > new (changed) life Fulfilment of Judaism (Inevitable) Rebellion Heaven or hell (starts now) Correction of Christianity & Judaism (Possible) Rebellion Judgement > paradise or hell Submission (Right living) Break out of cycle of re-birth Correction of Hinduism & Islam Merge with God Right living

    14. 2000 BCE 1500 1000 500 0 500 CE 1000 1500 2000 Different Christian responses to other faiths: “Exclusivist” Only Christians are “saved”; other faiths are outdated, deluded or demonic Other faiths have insights into truth, but Christianity alone has the full picture. God may welcome others into heaven. “Inclusivist” “Pluralist” There are many ways to God through different cultures and faiths; God, who is love, welcomes all.