What is there in religion? by Henry Sloane Coffin

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1. Christianity ( billion followers) - The Holy Bible (Old Testament and New Testament) 2. Islam ( billion followers) - The Quran 3. Hinduism (1 billion followers) - The Vedas 4. Buddhism ( million followers) - Tripitaka (Pali Canon) 5. Of course, in America, Religion sells and in the current culture, anti-religion probably sells equally well.

Curiously, What is there in religion? book is hardly any reference to Islam and the bulk of the book is anti-Christian. This book is all about brains without heart and pride without by: Religion is a cultural system that establishes symbols that relate humanity to spirituality and moral values.

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Religionists would do better to borrow the best in their neighbors' living spiritual faith rather than to denounce the worst in their lingering superstitions and outworn rituals. Muslims claim that Jesus was one of the most important prophets—not God’s Son.

Islam asserts that Jesus, though born of a virgin, was created like Adam. Muslims do not believe Jesus died on the cross. They do not understand why Allah would allow His prophet Isa (the Islamic word for "Jesus") to die a torturous death.

Yet the Bible shows how. Today, Lutheranism is one of the largest Protestant Christian denominations. According to the Lutheran World Federation, there were over 72 million Lutherans worldwide in Of these, million live in Europe, million in Africa, 4 million in North America, million in Asia, andin Latin America.[^]Adherents: 72 million.

The existence of so many religions is not an argument against God’s existence or an argument that truth about God is not clear. Rather, the existence of so many religions is demonstration of humanity’s rejection of the one true God.

Mankind has replaced Him with gods that are more to their liking. This is a dangerous enterprise. The desire.

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