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.

Chapel Outline

00:30
Introduction
01:38
Jesus Christ in a Global Perspective
02:57
The Exclusive Statements of Jesus
05:02
World Religion Statistics
07:00
Jesus in Hinduism
11:27
Jesus in Buddhism
19:00
Jesus in Islam
29:20
Questions
29:52
Are all religions the same?
32:17
Is not Islam’s picture of God without a covenant different than Judaism and Christianity?
33:56
What kind of attitude should have in discussing world religions with others and among ourselves?
35:22
What is the difference between the Islamic view of Allah and the Christian view of God?
38:27
How does one respond to someone with a pantheistic worldview or the idea that we are gods?

About the Contributors

J. Scott Horrell

Dr. Scott Horrell is professor of Theological Studies at Dallas Theological Seminary and adjunct professor at the Seminário Teológico Centroamericano (SETECA) in Guatemala, the Jordan Evangelical Theological Seminary in Amman, Jordan, and the Center for Theological Development in Maputo, Mozambique. He is a graduate of Seattle Pacific University and Dallas Seminary, and for several months was a visiting scholar at Tyndale House, Cambridge (UK). About half 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 chair of theology and coordinator of graduate studies at the Baptist Theological Seminary in São Paulo, and co-founder/editor of Vox Scripturae, which became at that time the largest Protestant journal in Latin America. Coming to Dallas Seminary in 1997, his focus has been Trinitarianism, Angelology, Humanity, Sin, Soteriology, World Religions, and Global Christian Theology. He has written or contributed to various books and written multiple articles in Portuguese and English. His wife Ruth, their two daughters (Rachel and Krystal) and son-in-laws (both DTS grads), and eight grandchildren currently reside in Dallas and Houston.