My studies indicate that all the major religions and many others support what has been summed up as this 'Golden rule'. One of the modern attempts at a synthesis on this basis is Karen Armstrong with her Charter for Compassion. Sadly I would in the past have felt threatened by such a suggestion. Would not the distinctiveness of the Christian faith be compromised by this recognition that the central command of Jesus is equally owned by Buddhists, Muslims, Sikhs and Jews? Perhaps and perhaps not.