How is Christianity Different Than Other Religions?


In 1966, in the midst of the Cold War, the Viet Nam conflict, and the cultural revolution, TIME magazine published its famous – or perhaps infamous – cover asking, “Is God Dead?” The provocative cover caused a firestorm around the world. Yet despite the dire predictions, religions of all kinds continue to grow and influence events around the world.

From 1970 to 2013, the following religions have all seen tremendous growth*:

  • Christianity grew from 1.2 billion to 2.3 billion.

  • Islam grew from 463 million to 1.6 billion.

  • Hinduism grew from 463 million to 982 million.

  • Buddhism grew from 235 million to 510 million.

  • Judaism grew from 14 to 15 million.

Religion is alive and growing on planet earth. But what do the major religions believe? And how is Christianity different than other religions? Let’s look first at Christianity and then compare it with the essential beliefs of some of the world’s leading religions.


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