Do Catholics and Protestants Worship the Same God?

You may be aware of the recent scandal in which Wheaton College, supposedly the “evangelical Harvard,” fired a black female professor (the only one on the entire campus) for stating that Christians and Muslims worship the same god:

http://www.patheos.com/blogs/slacktivist/2016/01/11/wheatons-official-story-collapses/

This post is not about this incident, which has been discussed in great detail elsewhere. Rather, I’m going to write about whether Catholics and Protestants worship the same god.

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Thoughts on Buddhism

Long before the Catholic church was on my radar, I harbored an interest in Buddhism, especially the Japanese Zen tradition. The idea of reincarnation seemed to be a logical answer to the question of what happens after death, and I liked the idea of using self-discipline to reach a higher state of consciousness.

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