Christians Talk About Buddhist Meditation, Buddhists Talk About Christian Prayer

by Rita M. Gross, Terry Muck

Christians Talk About Buddhist Meditation, Buddhists Talk About Christian Prayer Synopsis

A discussion of the merits and disadvantages of Buddhist and Christian approaches to prayer and meditation. It looks at questions such as: what can a Christian, for example, learn from the mental and physical rigor of Buddhist meditative practice?; and what can a Buddhist learn from traditional Christian prayer? They examine the difficulties and possible loss of religious identity if a Christian or Buddhist mixes thier practice techniques.

Christians Talk About Buddhist Meditation, Buddhists Talk About Christian Prayer Press Reviews

A productive new approach to the Christian-Buddhist dialog,... Thought-provoking enough for specialists, these articulate views from informed followers of the other faith are also accessible to general readers. Library Journal Interesting, lively, and clearly articulated. Journal of Buddhist Ethics 8 (2001)

Book Information

ISBN: 9780826414397
Publication date: 1st April 2003
Author: Rita M. Gross, Terry Muck
Publisher: Continuum International Publishing Group Ltd. an imprint of Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Format: Paperback
Pagination: 160 pages
Categories: Comparative religion, Christianity, Buddhism, Worship, rites & ceremonies,

About Rita M. Gross, Terry Muck

Rita M. Gross is at the Naropa Institute, Boulder, Colorado

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