Among the Gentiles: Greco-Roman Religion and Christianity

One of the greatest challenges for Christians today is to move beyond simply acknowledging the growing religious diversity in our rapidly shrinking world to embrace religious pluralism, that is, to promote religious diversity and interreligious conversation as a means of enriching society and culture. That’s challenging enough in relation to Judaism and Islam, which are genealogically related to Christianity. But it’s even more difficult in relation to the many religions that have little or no historical connection to Christianity and that, until recently, were almost entirely unfamiliar to most Christians.

 

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