Without Buddha I Could Not Be a Christian

Without Buddha I Could Not Be a Christian

by Paul F. Knitter

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781851689637
Publisher: Oneworld Publications
Publication date: 01/22/2013
Edition description: Second Edition
Pages: 264
Sales rank: 189,164
Product dimensions: 5.13(w) x 7.88(h) x (d)

About the Author

Paul F. Knitter is Paul Tillich Professor of Theology at Union Theological Seminar in New York City. A leading advocate of religious pluralism, he is the author of over ten books on the subject.

Paul Brion has a passion for storytelling. He believes that audiobooks-our most current form of the oral tradition-are the purest of the interactive and co-creative arts. An autodidact with eclectic interests, he enjoys learning about a wide variety of subjects, as he has an avaricious hunger for knowledge.

Table of Contents

Preface: Am I Still a Christian? ix

1 Nirvana and God the Transcendent Other 1

2 Nirvana and God the Personal Other 24

3 Nirvana and God the Mysterious Other 53

4 Nirvana and Heaven 74

5 Jesus the Christ and Gautama the Buddha 92

6 Prayer and Meditation 131

7 Making Peace and Being Peace 167

Conclusion: Promiscuity or Hybridity? 213

Glossary 218

Sources and Resources 222

Index 234

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