The Copernican Revolution in Theology

  • John Hick


Christianity has seen itself from the beginning as a way of life and salvation. Our next question is this: Do we regard the christian way as the only way, so that salvation is not to be found outside it; or do we regard the other great religions of mankind as other ways of life and salvation?


World Religion Copernican Revolution Christian Mission Vatican Council Great Religion 
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    Harold Lindsell, ed., The Church’s Worldwide Mission, Proceedings of the Congress on the Church’s Worldwide Mission, 9–16 April 1966, at Wheaton College, Wheaton, Illinois (Waco, Texas: Word Books, 1966) p. 237.Google Scholar
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    Quoted in J. Neuner, ed., Christian Revelation and World Religions (London: Burns & Oates, 1967) p. 7.Google Scholar
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    Jesus — God and Man, trans. Lewis L. Wilkins and Duane A. Priebe (Philadelphia: Westminster Press, 1967 and London: S.C.M. Press, 1968) p. 272.Google Scholar

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© John Hick 1988

Authors and Affiliations

  • John Hick
    • 1
  1. 1.The Claremont Graduate SchoolUSA

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