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  • n. an exponent of inclusivism


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  • I'm an inclusivist, that is, I see Jesus as 'the way, the truth and the life'; I think nobody comes to the Father except by Him in other words, Jesus is the criterion for what being 'saved' is, and salvation lies precisely in being conformed to Him, by grace - this is what the Eastern Orthodox call 'theosis', being 'divinised'; but I think that He has sheep in other pens, and that if those other sheep recognise His voice, they will come by Him even if they don't call Him Jesus.

    Some thoughts on Gandhi

  • Berger defines himself as an "inclusivist", and is capable of showing genuine appreciation for other traditions.

    Questions Of Faith

  • If I had to put a label on my own viewpoint, it would have to be 'inclusivist' rather than pluralist or exclusivist, simply because I evaluate other traditions and other worldviews from the perspective of my own, and I cannot do otherwise, and so I do not have a neutral framework from which to declare them all equal or to declare all others inadequate.

    Archive 2007-11-01

  • It is this which the 'inclusivist' gospel has lost.


  • The overall goals of FOCA then are related to a central negative: "It is this which the 'inclusivist' gospel has lost.


  • I sometimes surprise people who expect me to categorize myself as a "pluralist", but so far I'm sticking with the label "inclusivist".

    Other Religions in Sunday School

  • But personally, I tend to be more of a label-inclusivist, like ECS and her claiming of the vegan label despite eating honey.

    On the Varieties of Vegetarian Experience. | Mind on Fire

  • It has traditional trappings but it is essentially a liberal one with a pronounced inclusivist foundation.

    The Society of Scholastics -- online courses about to start

  • Hindu Dharma (erroneously alluded to in the West as Hindu religion) is the most liberal. inclusivist and accepting of all spiritual traditions.

    On Thursday, the Legg report will be published along with...

  • If you think that God can have a place for Cornelius in his kingdom, then you are an inclusivist.

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