Tag: Interfaith

Thoughts After Reading the Qur’an

Man in mosque

On several occasions in the past I have owned copies of the Qur’an, but read very little of it. This is because the translation from Arabic into English was very poor. Actually, I should note that to use the word “translation” when referring to… Continue Reading “Thoughts After Reading the Qur’an”

Imagining Pluralistic Religion

A group of Indian children covered in paint, smiling

Imagine how your spiritual life would look if you loved every person (both friend and stranger) unconditionally, rather than with the condition that they must alter their beliefs to accord with your own worldview if they are to meet with acceptance within your community.… Continue Reading “Imagining Pluralistic Religion”

Is Jesus the Only Way? (video)

Today, I’m bringing you the sixteenth video in my Deep Thoughts About God series, which is the visual accompaniment to my book God’s Grand Game. This video looks at the problem of the exclusive truth claims of the Christian religion. From a Christian perspective,… Continue Reading “Is Jesus the Only Way? (video)”

Geoffrey Parrinder: Interfaith Master

Colourful stained glass windows in a spiral pattern

I’ve been interested in comparative religion ever since my university days, when I used to spend hours listening to recordings of talks given by the philosopher Alan Watts. Watts, with his knack for communicating Zen paradoxes, has these days become somewhat of a cult… Continue Reading “Geoffrey Parrinder: Interfaith Master”

Is Jesus the Only Way?

Man holding Bible

Salvation is a matter we all must consider at some stage in our spiritual lives, and in this post I’d like to briefly present an alternative to the common Christian view that Jesus is the only way to have peace with God. During times… Continue Reading “Is Jesus the Only Way?”