Yet it doesn't have to be faith in "him"...whatever "him" is - is represented by various myths in differing cultures.
Enlightenment takes many shapes; "the way" is singular yet the paths are numerous.
You are welcome to your opinion, but your take on the matter, as egalitarian as it may sound, is at odds with the Bible.
My own personal experience also confirms the necessity of knowing Jesus...really knowing him. Not a force, a 'spirit' or a 'path'... but a person.
All of us have free will, and in America freedom of religion is a cherished value. But, so that you are not mistaken, the Scriptures clearly teach, and I affirm, that JESUS is the only possible way to truly know God.
I wish you the best,