The material in this section is influenced by my reading of the following books: Diana Eck, Encountering God: A Spiritual Journey from Bozeman to Banaras (Boston: Beacon, 1994); Cobb, Christ in a Pluralistic Age (Philadelphia: Westminster John Knox, 1975); Cobb, Transforming Christianity; Hick, “Jesus and the World Religions,” in The Myth of God Incarnate, ed. Hick (Philadelphia: Westminster John Knox, 1977); and Hick, Problems of Religious Pluralism.