The Perennialism Approach toward the Unity of Religions


  • Brian Trinanda Kusuma Adi University of Amsterdam



perennialism, interreligious dialogue, religious multiplicity


The formation of a sound interreligious dialogue concept is essential if different religious believers are to coexist peacefully. Many well-known religious experts have been working very hard to establish a foundation for interreligious discussion. Some of them have made an effort to conceptualize the notions of religious unity, in which all the many religions in this multireligious world could find common ground. placed. Let's start by looking at how people now interact with religion. People who argue that all religions' teachings are relative reject the idea that every one of them conveys the absolute truth. This is one of several kinds of human attitudes toward religion. They can be categorized as "relativists." People who reject all other religions and only accept their own as absolute are in the second group. This concept might be referred to as "exclusivism." People who look for a means to accept all religions as true fall into the third type. "Universalism" is the concept in question. We now have a better understanding of how people respond to the diversity of religions in "a highly globalized world," but we must ask again: how did people learn to adopt these mindsets?


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How to Cite

Adi, B. T. K. (2023). The Perennialism Approach toward the Unity of Religions . Jurnal SUARGA: Studi Keberagamaan Dan Keberagaman, 2(2), 01–11.