The Major Points of Convergence within the Great Spiritual Traditions

Ronald Rolheiser
Reproduced with Permission

When we look at all the major world religions we see that they are more similar than dissimilar in how understand the spiritual quest, the path of discipleship and holiness. When we look at Christianity, Judaism, Islam, Hinduism, Buddhism, Taoism, and Native religions, we can draw out these major points of convergence:

All the great religious traditions agree: The road is narrow and hard and there are no short-cuts.