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8 out of 8 people found this review helpful.

A Rose By Any Other Name ....

I am reminded that there are many ways to say the same thing. The sayings of the gnostic Jesus, the traditional Jesus, the Buddha. We have often interpreted the message to suit our institutional needs, but the message really was always the same, regardless of the messen...
I am reminded that there are many ways to say the same thing. The sayings of the gnostic Jesus, the traditional Jesus, the Buddha. We have often interpreted the message to suit our institutional needs, but the message really was always the same, regardless of the messenger: Love one another.

This is a beautiful book, easy to read, portable, easy to carry with you on your lunch break. Read it sitting outside with the birds singing as spring approaches. Read it in bed before falling off to sleep. But by all means read it. And give thanks that people like Thich Nhat Hanh were given life, and reminded us how to live it.

posted by JimmyMac on March 6, 2009

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1 out of 19 people found this review helpful.

Agree with NookWormGD

This is ridiculous. Buddha would drop to his knees and follow Christ if he were to meet him. Not even worth the money. All this is doing is suggesting that people believe in both...

posted by 9377090 on September 19, 2011

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  • Posted March 6, 2009

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    A Rose By Any Other Name ....

    I am reminded that there are many ways to say the same thing. The sayings of the gnostic Jesus, the traditional Jesus, the Buddha. We have often interpreted the message to suit our institutional needs, but the message really was always the same, regardless of the messenger: Love one another.

    This is a beautiful book, easy to read, portable, easy to carry with you on your lunch break. Read it sitting outside with the birds singing as spring approaches. Read it in bed before falling off to sleep. But by all means read it. And give thanks that people like Thich Nhat Hanh were given life, and reminded us how to live it.

    8 out of 8 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted December 27, 2009

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    Great Book for People of All Faithis

    Excellently written book about similarities of Buddhism and Christianity. Written from a perspective of inclusiveness it is this book is well suited to reader interested in starting a study of either Buddha or Jesus. May be a bit to "deep" for some readers but otherwise I recommend it highly.
    Excellent read.

    2 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted June 28, 2012

    Living Buddha, Living Christ offers a deep and rich insight

    Living Buddha, Living Christ offers a deep and rich insight into the similarities between Buddhism and Christianity. It’s quite surprising how similar the two religions can be. One would think that out of all the modern-day religions, if anything these two would be the least bit similar. However Living Buddha, Living Christ really shows the beauty of both. Just as Thich Nhat Hanh wrote, “We have different roots, traditions, and ways of seeing, but we share the common qualities of love, understanding, and acceptance.”
    As an atheist, I’ve always been interested in Buddhism, and its formation of a religion around existential beliefs. I’ve also always been a bit wary of Christianity. After reading this book, I gained a newfound respect and enjoyment of both religions. I think that because I’ve been raised in a society where the youth tends to rebel and go against their religious roots, I’ve always held a sort of grudge against Christianity and only acknowledged the things that I hated about it. Perhaps it was the comparison to Buddhism, a relatively peaceful and calm religion, that did it for me, but I’ve gained an appreciation for both, and a keenness to do something about it.

    Miriam AG

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted June 11, 2012

    A must read! Makes you think.

    Well written. Wish I could be this well centered.

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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