Imagine not being able to form new memories. This is the reality of patients with anterograde amnesia face. Although this form of amnesia is rare, it can result from severe….
In our textbook, Stephen Prothero presents the thesis that “God is Not One.”
In our textbook, Stephen Prothero presents the thesis that “God is Not One.” It has become common in our politically correct, tolerance-obsessed culture to not only not judge or criticize other religions, but also to speak of them as if they are all essentially the same. Many people today believe that all religions are just different paths up the same spiritual mountain. Even though the religions have different ideas and practices, ultimately everyone arrives at the same place when they finally make it to the top. Given everything that you have learned this semester, what to you think of this argument? Do you think the one mountain metaphor is accurate — that all religions are essentially the same — or do you agree with Prothero that it is a mistaken, perhaps even a potentially dangerous view to hold?