'Indonesia' Tagged Posts

'Indonesia' Tagged Posts

PRETTY MUCH THE SAME…OR NOT?

Author David Platt, in his book, Radical, tells of standing outside a Buddhist temple in Indonesia.  He got into a conversation with two men – a Buddhist leader and a Muslim leader.  Both of them embraced what seemed to be a rather reasonable belief – that while there were superficial differences among the major religions, they all taught pretty much the same thing. They asked Platt what he thought.  He said, “It sounds as though you both picture God…at the…