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Exclusivism

the belief that only one particular religion or belief system is true. Salvation is not possible is you are not a Christian

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Inclusivism

argues that while one set of beliefs is absolutely true. other beliefs are partially true. It stands in contrast to exclusivism, which asserts that only nine was is true and all others are in error

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Pluralism

all religions have an equal right to co-exist, there are many paths to salvation

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Solus Christus

(Latin: by Christ Alone)
Protestant Reformers' basic belief that salvation is obtained through the atoning work of Christ alone, apart from individual works, and that Christ is the only mediator between God and man

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Karl Rahner

German Jesuit priest and Theologian. Considered one of the most influential Catholic theologians of the 20th century

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John Hick

English theologian famous for his work on the problem of evil and religious pluralism

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Salvation

deliverance from sin and its consequences

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Christocentric

Christina beef that Christ is at the centre of faith and only through Christ can someone achieve salvation

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Theocentric

religious belief that God is at the centre of faith and salvation is available to all who believe in God