The question of salvation in relation to the world religions has become especially poignant in recent years. For evangelical theology, this query becomes even more pressing in light of the millions throughout history who have never heard the gospel. This group includes: the unborn, those who never reach an age of accountability, those who never achieve the capacity to understand the gospel, those who lived before the time of Christ, and those who live after Christ's resurrection who are not evangelized.
Tiessen offers a constructive approach in his reassessment of salvation in Christ and the world religions in this engaging and accessible volume. Who Can Be Saved? is divided into two sections; the first explores the many possibilities of how and what type of people are saved, while the second views how the world religions relate to God's purposes in the world. Tiessen provides an important contribution to a Christian theology of religions, which is evangelically grounded and missiologically informed.