chapter  2
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One, None, Many: The Logic of Religion

Is there one God, many gods, or no god at all? That question exhausts the logical possibilities with regard to God. The same logic can be applied in various ways. We might apply it to the question of truth. Is there one truth about the world? Are there multiple truths? Or is there no truth at all? We might also apply this logical structure to the question of prophets, gurus, and scriptures. Does the Bible (Koran, Guru Granth Sahib, etc.) contain the only true story? Are there several stories (or prophets) that are equally worthy or equally plausible? Or is there no true story or prophet?