Nevada(US), Oct 25 (ANI): In a remarkable interfaith gesture, Hindu statesman Rajan Zed explained in a Christian church in Nevada (USA) on October 23 and 24 what Hinduism had to offer.
Participating in a panel discussion at Summit Christian Church in Sparks, Zed, who is President of Universal Society of Hinduism, talked about the concept of God, life after death, scriptures, etc., in Hinduism.
Rajan Zed quoted from ancient Hindu scripture Bhagavad-Gita (Song of the Lord) and explained that physical death was not considered final in Hinduism and Self acquired a new body when it was worn out.
Other participants in the discussion included Jewish Rabbis Anne Persin and Teri Appleby, Muslim Imam Abdulrahim Barghouthi, Rick Lund of Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, and theology professor Dr. David Timms. Steve Bond, Senior Pastor of the Summit Christian Church, who acted as moderator, said that this discussion was organized to help wrestle the question "Are all religions the same?"
Theme-line of Summit Christian Church, a non-denominational church launched in 1998, is "Love God, love people, serve others". Its beliefs include: Bible is the inspired Word of God;
God is one; Jesus Christ is true God and true man; People are created in the image of God but are separated from God by sin; etc. (ANI)