Jeremiah Wright has been busy of late claiming his prerogatives as a pastor. Fair enough, but the media is predictably missing that his exposition of Scripture is worse (and far more dangerous) than his political commentary. Example:
MODERATOR [at National Press Club yesterday]: Jesus said, “I am the way, the truth, and the life. No man cometh unto the father but through me.” Do you believe this? And do you think Islam is a way to salvation?
WRIGHT: Jesus also said, “Other sheep have I who are not of this fold.”
The comical thing is that John 10:16, the verse quoted from by Wright, actually refutes his universalism when read in its entirety:
And I have other sheep that are not of this fold. I must bring them also, and they will listen to my voice. So there will be one flock, one shepherd.
One voice, one shepherd. Luke lays it out:
This Jesus is the stone that was rejected by you, the builders, which has become the cornerstone. And there is salvation in no one else, for there is no other name under heaven given among men by which we must be saved. -Acts 4:11-12
Compare with John 1:1, John 8:58, John 10:30, John 17:2-3, Acts 10:40, 1 Cor 3:11, 1 Cor 8:6, Col 1:15-20, Col 2:9, 1 Tim 2:5, Heb 1, Heb 3:3-4, Heb 13:8, and 1 John 2:22.