Buddhist Christianity Paperback

A Passionate Openness

by Ross Thompson;

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Buddhist Christianity

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It is possible to be a Christian Buddhist in the context of a universal kind of belief that sits fairly light to both traditions. But Ross Thompson writes, my own biography has led me to take especially seriously the aspects of each faith that seem incompatible with the other, no God and no soul in Buddhism, for example, and the need for grace and the historical atonement on the cross in Christianity. Hence my Buddhist Christianity can be no bland blend of the tamer aspects of both faiths, but must result from a wrestling of the seeming incompatibles, allowing each faith to shake the other to its very foundations. The author traces the personal journey through which his need for both faiths became painfully apparent. He explores the Buddha and Jesus through their teachings and the varied communities that flow from them, investigating their different understandings of suffering and wrong, self and liberation, meditation and prayer, cosmology and God or not? He concludes with a bold commitment in which both faiths are combined.

Buddhist Christianity by Ross Thompson was published by John Hunt Publishing in August 2010 and is our 65361st best seller. The ISBN for Buddhist Christianity is 9781846943362.

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Details for Buddhist Christianity

Author / Artist
Book FormatPaperback
PublisherJohn Hunt Publishing (August 2010)
Number of Pages313
Thickness20 mm
Height216 mm
Width140 mm
Product Code2959778
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