World Religions: “How-to links”
assembled by Jim Found
This page is about expressing the message of salvation in ways those of various religions can understand, by building bridges while avoiding misunderstandings. Here is a summary of beliefs of the World Religions, and an essay about religious types and inter-relationships .
Below, various world religions are listed under each of the 4 major concepts of the salvation message,
Problem Answer Faith Benefits (more on these 4)
Simply click on one of the religions listed to find suggestions for sharing that concept.
The initials on the linked pages designate insights of this web author’s former students in the course “The Christian Response to the Religions of the World,” taught from 1997 to 2006.
Problem: separation from God due to sin.
Hinduism Buddhism Sikhism Judaism
Answer: Jesus died to bring us back to God
Hinduism Buddhism Islam Judaism
Faith: not by deserving or earning.
Benefits: Forgiveness, eternal life and other gifts of Christ through faith.
Buddhism Qigong Sikh
MORE ABOUT EXPLAINING THE GOSPEL TO SPECIFIC WORLD RELIGIONS:
See the book Sharing God’s Word with a Muslim, by Bassam M. Madany.
Also see A Short Summary of Chinese Thought
To How to Witness guide To Cross Cultural Outreach page