BN.com Gift Guide

Sharing Your Faith With a Buddhist

Overview

More and more North American Christians have contact with Buddhists, but few Christians understand their beliefs well enough to converse with this group. The author, an Indian now living and teaching at a Bible college in the United States, helps readers understand the unique aspects of this religion and gives clear, practical pointers on sharing the Gospel with Buddhists. The book is also helpful for missionaries or short-termers in cultures where Buddhism is practiced. ...
See more details below
Other sellers (Paperback)
  • All (15) from $1.99   
  • New (5) from $10.00   
  • Used (10) from $1.99   
Sending request ...

Overview

More and more North American Christians have contact with Buddhists, but few Christians understand their beliefs well enough to converse with this group. The author, an Indian now living and teaching at a Bible college in the United States, helps readers understand the unique aspects of this religion and gives clear, practical pointers on sharing the Gospel with Buddhists. The book is also helpful for missionaries or short-termers in cultures where Buddhism is practiced.
Read More Show Less

Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780764227912
  • Publisher: Baker Publishing Group
  • Publication date: 11/1/2003
  • Pages: 208
  • Product dimensions: 5.50 (w) x 8.50 (h) x 0.48 (d)

Meet the Author

Madasamy Thirumalai, a professor of world religions and an academic dean at Bethany College of Missions, has taught at universities in India, and is widely published author. A native of India, he has a Ph.D. in linguistics from the University of Calcutta. He and his family live near Minneapolis, Minnesota.
Read More Show Less

Table of Contents

Authors | Calendar | Purchase

Fiction | Non-Fiction | Youth

SHARING YOUR FAITH WITH A BUDDHIST

TABLE OF CONTENTS

Introduction
Buddha and Buddhism
Buddhist Truths, Paths, and Prohibitions
The Beginnings of Buddhism
The Attributes of Buddha
Theravada Buddhism
Mahayana Buddhism
Vajrayana (Tibetan) Buddhism
Buddhism and Christianity: Major Dissimilarities
Evangelizing Buddhists
Idols and Relics
The Influence of Animism, Pantheism, and Polytheism
Magic
Divination
Spirit Possession
Bibliography

Read More Show Less

Customer Reviews

Be the first to write a review
( 0 )
Rating Distribution

5 Star

(0)

4 Star

(0)

3 Star

(0)

2 Star

(0)

1 Star

(0)

Your Rating:

Your Name: Create a Pen Name or

Barnes & Noble.com Review Rules

Our reader reviews allow you to share your comments on titles you liked, or didn't, with others. By submitting an online review, you are representing to Barnes & Noble.com that all information contained in your review is original and accurate in all respects, and that the submission of such content by you and the posting of such content by Barnes & Noble.com does not and will not violate the rights of any third party. Please follow the rules below to help ensure that your review can be posted.

Reviews by Our Customers Under the Age of 13

We highly value and respect everyone's opinion concerning the titles we offer. However, we cannot allow persons under the age of 13 to have accounts at BN.com or to post customer reviews. Please see our Terms of Use for more details.

What to exclude from your review:

Please do not write about reviews, commentary, or information posted on the product page. If you see any errors in the information on the product page, please send us an email.

Reviews should not contain any of the following:

  • - HTML tags, profanity, obscenities, vulgarities, or comments that defame anyone
  • - Time-sensitive information such as tour dates, signings, lectures, etc.
  • - Single-word reviews. Other people will read your review to discover why you liked or didn't like the title. Be descriptive.
  • - Comments focusing on the author or that may ruin the ending for others
  • - Phone numbers, addresses, URLs
  • - Pricing and availability information or alternative ordering information
  • - Advertisements or commercial solicitation

Reminder:

  • - By submitting a review, you grant to Barnes & Noble.com and its sublicensees the royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable right and license to use the review in accordance with the Barnes & Noble.com Terms of Use.
  • - Barnes & Noble.com reserves the right not to post any review -- particularly those that do not follow the terms and conditions of these Rules. Barnes & Noble.com also reserves the right to remove any review at any time without notice.
  • - See Terms of Use for other conditions and disclaimers.
Search for Products You'd Like to Recommend

Recommend other products that relate to your review. Just search for them below and share!

Create a Pen Name

Your Pen Name is your unique identity on BN.com. It will appear on the reviews you write and other website activities. Your Pen Name cannot be edited, changed or deleted once submitted.

 
Your Pen Name can be any combination of alphanumeric characters (plus - and _), and must be at least two characters long.

Continue Anonymously

    If you find inappropriate content, please report it to Barnes & Noble
    Why is this product inappropriate?
    Comments (optional)