The Importance of Understanding Religious Pluralism When Practicing Apologetics | Teri Dugan


Teri Dugan is a graduate of Biola University’s M.A. in Apologetics Program. She also holds an M.A. in Education from California State University, Long Beach and currently teaches Biology, Anatomy and Physiology at Lynwood High School in California. Teri has also coached the Girls’ Varsity Tennis and Softball teams at Lynwood and now sponsors the Christian On Campus Ministry Club. She teaches evening Christian Apologetics classes at her home Church, Sea Coast Grace in Cypress, California and is available for speaking or teaching engagements at other venues.

“I remember when I was 10 years old, I asked my mother, ‘If there’s only one God, why are there so many religions?’ I’ve been pondering that question ever since, and the conclusion I’ve come to is that all religions are true.”  

-George Lucas, Film Director

Religious pluralism is the view, in our culture today, that all religions and forms of spirituality are equally valid and have paths that lead to God and Heaven (i.e., co-exist bumper stickers). Some will narrow that view down to just the major or ethical ones, and some will expand it with the mantra: “just be a good person and that will get you to Heaven.”

Is it possible that all religions are true? Do all religions and beliefs ultimately lead to God and Heaven? Is just being a good person enough?

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