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Is Jesus the Only Way?

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We’ve all heard people say it: “The problem with Christians is that they think Jesus is the only way to heaven.” Even reason says: We go to the college of our choice, watch the cable channel of our choice, and eat the food of our choice. So why can’t we pray to the god of our choice and get to heaven by any means we choose?

These are fair questions. Questions that demand an answer if Christians are going to insist that their claims are true—and that all other religions’ claims ...

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Overview

We’ve all heard people say it: “The problem with Christians is that they think Jesus is the only way to heaven.” Even reason says: We go to the college of our choice, watch the cable channel of our choice, and eat the food of our choice. So why can’t we pray to the god of our choice and get to heaven by any means we choose?

These are fair questions. Questions that demand an answer if Christians are going to insist that their claims are true—and that all other religions’ claims about salvation are thereby false. They are questions Philip Ryken confronts head-on in this accessible book.

Within these pages, the four essential Christian beliefs that pluralists find most troublesome are explained in clear, everyday terms. Ryken argues not only that Jesus is the only way, but also why this must be true.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781433529757
  • Publisher: Crossway Books
  • Publication date: 4/4/2012
  • Pages: 64
  • Sales rank: 1,019,371
  • Product dimensions: 5.00 (w) x 6.80 (h) x 0.30 (d)

Meet the Author

Philip Graham Ryken (PhD, University of Oxford) is the 8th president of Wheaton College and, prior to that, served as senior minister at Philadelphia’s historic Tenth Presbyterian Church. He has written or edited over 30 books, including the popular title Loving the Way Jesus Loves, and has lectured and taught at universities and seminaries worldwide. Dr. Ryken and his wife, Lisa, live in Wheaton and have five children.

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Table of Contents

Preface 7
1 The Problem with Christians 9
2 Three Kinds of Pluralism 13
3 When Pluralism Comes to Church 21
4 Christianity for a Pluralistic Age 25
5 Why Jesus Is the Only Way 33
For Further Reading 48
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