A Buddhist - Christian Synthesis
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A Buddhist - Christian Synthesis One May Be Both Buddhist and Christian by D. B. Bakhroushin

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Published by Vantage Pr .
Written in English

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ISBN 100533110424
ISBN 109780533110421

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This book not only contains valuable lessons both from Buddhism as a religion and the Buddhist-Christian encounter but also serves as a paradigm for later works: a careful mapping out of key ideas of a living faith and a sympathetic yet unapologetic critique from a Christian by: 6. This book is the first detailed exploration of Buddhist Christian dual belonging, engaging - from both Buddhist and Christian perspectives - the questions that arise, and drawing on extensive interviews with well-known individuals in the vanguard of this important and growing phenomenon. Get Book. Book Description: Buddhist Christianity by Ross Thompson, Buddhist Christianity Book available in PDF, EPUB, Mobi Format. Download Buddhist Christianity books, It is possible to be a Christian Buddhist in the context of a universal belief that sits fairly lightly on both traditions. Ross Thompson takes especially seriously the aspects. "The dialogue between Christianity and Buddhism is one of the most important conversations of our time, and Paul Knitter's new book shows why. It offers much more than words: religion at its best transforms us, and herein we see its fruits. If you want to know how religions can help to revitalize each other, this is the place to start."Reviews:

  These two fundamental differences would seem to make any Christian-Buddhist synthesis that impossible joining of yak and sheep. But, still, it happens. I . BUDDHIST CHRISTIAN NEW REVELATION what we know as Buddhism, and the path of Christ, what we know as Christianity. I have spoken directly with the Buddha and with Jesus Christ who have given me personal instruction regarding this new revelation from God. Buddhism is one of the world's oldest religions. Founded by Siddhartha Gautama, later known as the Buddha, circa the 5th century BCE, Buddhism outlines a path of personal spiritual enrichment through meditation and insight. Following in the Buddha's footsteps, Buddhists seek to reach nirvana, or enlightenment, a state of transcendence free from suffering, desire and the cycle of death and rebirth. This is a thought-provoking and spirit-invoking book, an insightful synthesis and comparison of the Christian and Buddhist traditions. In particular, I appreciate that the author, Buddhist imminence Thich Nhat Hanh, treats each of these spiritual disciplines so respectfully in the attempt to bring about greater understanding of each of them /5().

This is the annotated edition including * an extensive annotation of more than words about the history and basics of Buddhism, written by Thomas William Rhys Davids This book has no pretension to be a thorough, systematic study of the subject. It is more or less a collection of studies the author has written from time to time in the course of his readings, especially of Meister Eckhart. Travers Christmas Humphreys () was a British barrister who founded the London Buddhist Society, and wrote other books such as Buddhism: An Introduction and Guide, A Western Approach to Zen, Zen Buddhism, Buddhist Way of Life (Mandala Books), Walk on!, etc. He wrote in the Preface to this book, "As the title of this book makes clear, this is a work on the Wisdom of s: 3.   The authors of this valuable and interesting book understand "contemplation" and an "urge for transcendence" to be a basic similarity between Buddhist and Christian monasticism. This is true for Augustinian neo-Platonism, which is the position adopted by this book as normative for the Christian monastic tradition. However, the Augustinian synthesis between neo-Platonism and the .   Paul F. Knitter, author of Without Buddha I Could Not Be a Christian, is Paul Tillich Professor of Theology, World Religions and Culture at Union Theological Seminary in .