Jesus in the World Religions: Hinduism, Buddhism, & Islam
Dr. Scott Horrell, Professor of Theological Studies, DTS, answers how Jesus is understood in the major world religions. The answers are surprising, but far from biblical.
- Jesus Christ in a Global Perspective
- The Exclusive Statements of Jesus
- World Religion Statistics
- Jesus in Hinduism
- Jesus in Buddhism
- Jesus in Islam
- Are all religions the same?
- Is not Islam’s picture of God without a covenant different than Judaism and Christianity?
- What kind of attitude should have in discussing world religions with others and among ourselves?
- What is the difference between the Islamic view of Allah and the Christian view of God?
- How does one respond to someone with a pantheistic worldview or the idea that we are gods?
About the Contributors
J. Scott Horrell
Scott Horrell, Th.D, until recently was Senior Professor of Theological Studies at Dallas Theological Seminary and continues as adjunct professor at DTS (including the DMin Brazil program), the Seminário Teológico Centroamericano (DET/PhD SETECA) in Guatemala, the Jordan Evangelical Theological Seminary (Amman), and the Centro de Desenvolvimento de Liderança in Maputo, Mozambique. Most of his ministry years have been outside the US and centered on theological education and pastoral training especially in basic doctrines of the faith. While teaching at several schools in Brazil he was coordinator of graduate studies at the Baptist Theological Seminary in São Paulo, and co-founder/editor of Vox Scripturae, at that time the largest Protestant journal in Latin America. He has written and contributed to various books and written multiple articles in Portuguese and English, notably From the Ground Up: Biblical Foundations for the 21st Century Church (Kregel 2004), Exploring Christian Theology, Vol 1, eds. N. Holsteen and M. Svigel (Bethany, 2014), and A Trindade, a Igreja, e a Realidade Social (2021). His current writing centers on the doctrine of the Trinity, the supernatural world, and human personhood.
His wife Ruth, children, and eight grandchildren currently reside in Dallas and Houston.