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Buddhists Talk About Jesus, Christians Talk About the Buddha (Rita Gross Terry Muck (eds)) Paperback Book, (Continuum, 2000) 9780826411969
Buddhists Talk About Jesus, Christians Talk About the Buddha (Rita Gross Terry Muck (eds)) Paperback Book, (Continuum, 2000) 9780826411969
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Title: Buddhists Talk About Jesus, Christians Talk About the Buddha

Author: Gross, Rita Terry Muck (eds)

Publisher: Continuum International Pub Inc; Publication Date: 2000

Paperback; ISBN: 9780826411969

Volumes: 1; Pages: 160

List Price in Paper: $24.95 Our price: $18.99

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What does Jesus mean to a Buddhist, or the Buddha to a Christian? What is it about the Buddha that is appealing to a Christian, or unappealing? In this volume 12 scholars, six of them Christian and six of them Buddhists, speak simply and from the heart about their personal relationship to the great religious leader from the other tradition. The diversity of views within each tradition could be a shock to the average Buddhist or Christian on the street. Buddhists argue about Buddha's nature, Buddha veneration, and the role the Buddha plays in human liberation. Christians argue about Jesus' human and divine status, his uniqueness, and the role he plays in human salvation. The contributors celebrate the family likeness between Jesus and the Buddha, but they also acknowledge the differences as well, for it is at the points of difference that potentially there is the most opportunity for growth.Introduction A God, but Not a Savior Meditating on Jesus Christ as the Truth, the Light, the Life, but a Way? Jesus, Man of Sin: Toward a New Christology in the Global Era Jesus and Buddhism: A Christian View Exclusivity and Particularity My Unfinished Business with the Buddha Images of the Buddha Buddha Loves Me! This I Know, for the Dharma Tells Me So The Buddha Offered Me a Raft If the Buddha Is So Great, Why Are These People Christian? Contrasting Images of the Buddha Buddhist Books on Jesus
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