Skip to main content

Christian Religion Pluralism Viewpoint Through Ethics and Morals


Pluralism is a condition in which the existence of something diverse. In the context of Christian religious pluralism, this can also be interpreted as the existence of a religion or Christianity that accepts and acknowledges the existence of religious diversity. Once again, in the context of our article this time, Christian religious pluralism is how from the point of view of Christianity which accepts this pluralism. Basically, Christianity itself accepts pluralism in religion and even in its teachings it is also taught to have tolerance between one another. 

In Christianity itself, there are indeed several approaches to accept this pluralism. Some of the approaches are in the form of exclusivism, inclusivism, and pluralism. To understand these three things, you must first know some points of view on the acceptance of pluralism itself. And in the following, I will share some points of view on pluralism in the Christian faith that can help you understand further and be open-minded about pluralism.

1. Social

The first point of view is the social point of view. Social itself means society. The world community as you know has a variety of backgrounds that differ from one another. This background influences their language, culture, and even beliefs. Christianity has an acceptance of pluralism through a social point of view, this means that Christians accept pluralism and try to tolerate differences in society. In addition, the social point of view also teaches us that diversity or difference is legitimate and that difference has the right to exist around us.

The existence of this point of view is supported by the many roles of the Church in different societies where society and the Church help each other to fill the gaps of one another. Humans are also referred to as social creatures where they cannot live alone and need other people to help complete their shortcomings. From this simple thing we can know that each of us is different from one another. This is a good thing and it will be even better if we accept it. It is conceivable that if everyone is the same, has the same abilities, it may be difficult or even impossible to find someone who can complement and help us when we need it.

2. Ethics and morals

There are several characteristics of Christian ethics that you need to know and ponder before, before you study and read more about everything related to ethics and morals. The second point of view of Christian religious pluralism is in the form of a point of view through ethics and morals. Ethics itself is basically the understanding and application of the concept of distinguishing between good and bad things. If ethics is a philosophy of what is good and right, then morality is a concrete form or our actions in practice to prefer the good over the wrong. 

By studying our own ethics we can basically know which things we should do and which things we should avoid. In Christian ethics, we have also been told that all religions that have been recognized in the world, for example, have the same goal. All religions that exist teach love to God and fellow human beings. From a moral point of view, we are more invited not to judge our brothers and sisters who have different views or in this context are different religions. We are invited not to judge their beliefs, especially on some sensitive issues such as marriage, abortion, euthanasia, and so on.

3. Simple

If you've studied some of the goals of Church reform, you'll probably know what this simple means. And, let me remind you again. In ancient times, the Church seemed to close itself off from worldly conditions outside the Church. The Church considers that no salvation comes outside the Church. However, through the events of the Reformation of the Church this began to change. If in the past the Church did not recognize the existence of salvation from outside, now the Church also believes that there is salvation from outside the Church or can also be called other religions. 

The existence of the reformation certainly brought some very good reform effects on the Church and one of them was how the Church finally became more concerned and people could accept the Church better. From this simple point of view itself you can also understand it as the many paths that can be taken to achieve salvation. Maybe a concrete example can be likened to this. There are some people who prefer to eat rice using a spoon or hands, both ways are correct and their main goal is the same which is to eat rice.

So, those are some points of view of Christian religious pluralism that I know and can share with you. Hopefully this article can help you and your readers as social beings to not only be more open and tolerant towards our fellow brothers and sisters who are different, but also to understand some points of view that support pluralism in our environment. Thank you for the loyalty of readers to keep following our articles and reading the articles that we present, hopefully the information is useful and God bless you.


Popular posts from this blog

The Symbol of the Rooster in Christianity

When you look at a church roof, there is a rooster that stands right at the end of the roof. Maybe you have thought why the church uses the symbol of a rooster? Is there a connection between Christians and the symbol of a rooster? To find out what the meaning of roosters in Christianity, here are some reviews. 1. Welcome the dawn You need to understand that roosters in Catholicism are one of the oldest Christian symbols. If we look at the habit of roosters is always sounds when the dawn has dawned. This means that roosters always welcome the dawn with enthusiasm. In Christianity, the title of the risen Christ is the meaning of the dawn or also referred to as the east. In Latin it is also called Orlens. 2. Give new hope The next reason is that the Rooster symbol can also be a new hope. This is still related to the previous point that roosters often crow when the sun has risen. It also gives meaning that there will be a new hope created for Christians. It is hoped that the pr

Biblical Christian Ethical Principles

   As Christians, it is important for us to have and be involved in a fellowship as a group where we can get to know each other and we can pray for and motivate one another and we will grow together in Jesus Christ and know the church's principles regarding politics. So it must be how Christians must have principles to live life and indeed they should be in a fellowship so that it can run well. This article will explain how the principles of Christian ethics written and regulated in the Bible comply with the law of love in the Bible.      Openness (1 John 1: 7) Allah has the nature of light and in that light there is nothing to hide. This also applies in the fellowship, openness is something that must be prioritized in order to establish a good fellowship in accordance with the history of Christianity. The openness that is carried out in the community is the beginning of raising honesty and also the existence of trust that exists among members of the community and is the goal of Ch

Earthquake Events When Jesus Was Crucified

Maybe you have heard many times that the crucifixion of Jesus Christ is one of the important days in human history. Basically, there are four important events that occur on this earth. First is God created the first human. Second is the day of fall when humans fall into sin, causing death and also destruction. The third event was the Flood or Tsunami which was revealed in the days of Noah. Finally, the day of the crucifixion of Jesus Christ to death in the city of Jerusalem. At the time the incident occurred, many strange events that occurred. Some people even mention that the event was a miracle of Jesus because of the crucifixion of Jesus himself. Among the events that occurred, earthquakes were among them. At that time, many people were shocked and did not believe why a holy place like Jerusalem experienced a devastating earthquake? Some things about the earthquake when Jesus was crucified can be seen in the following review.     It is written in the letter Matthew Of course, the