Christian converts from Buddhism

Christian converts from Buddhism

What I mean by that is what attracts you to Buddhism? Is it meditation? You do not need to convert to Buddhism to meditate. Just follow one of the many guides out there, join a meditation circle or even a lay Zen centre. Is it the principle of Compassion?…

Buddhism in Christian perspective

Buddhism in Christian perspective

This interest in the artistic world includes the existence of two arts centres in England, which offers an environment for artists to work, puts on exhibitions and lectures, and encourages the development of music and poetry. In addition, the FWBO s artists…

Buddhism Hinduism Christianity

Buddhism Hinduism Christianity

Today we live together with people whose customs and ways are, at first glance, strange to us. One reason for this is because these people do not belong to Christendom, but were brought up in a religion strange to us. If we want to understand our Asian…

Buddhism Christianity parallels

Buddhism Christianity parallels

In Christianity and Buddhism by Ernest Valea Most Westerners are familiar with the Parable of the Prodigal Son as it appears in Luke s Gospel, but probably few are aware that it has a Buddhist parallel in one of the major writings of Mahayana Buddhism…

Buddhism Christianity compared

Buddhism Christianity compared

Buddhism is a philosophy of life, based on the teachings of Lord Buddha. The concept of Buddhism evolved around 563 BCE, much before the birth of Jesus Christ, the central figure of Christianity. For two millennia after their emergence in the east and…

Buddhism and Christianity Review

Buddhism and Christianity Review

Early Buddhism and Christianity in Korea: a study in the emplantation of religion (review) In lieu of an abstract, here is a brief excerpt of the content: Donald N. Clark Donald N. Clark is a professor of history at Trinity University, in San Antonio…

Best Critiques of Buddhism by Christian

Best Critiques of Buddhism by Christian

John B. Cobb, Jr., Ph.D. is Professor of Theology Emeritus at the Claremont School of Theology, Claremont, California, and Co-Director of the Center for Process Studies there. His many books currently in print include: Reclaiming the Church (1997); with…

Buddhism versus Christianity

Buddhism versus Christianity

Buddhists seem to think there is something non-material about the mind. But surely the mind is just the brain, or maybe a program running on the brain? Humans are machines - biological computers or automata. The universe does not require our existence…

Buddhism and Christianity

Buddhism and Christianity

I visited my my family this weekend for a picnic. They live in Chicago. I live almost eight hours away and other family members live even farther. It is rare to get us all together and so I felt compelled to show. I had to deal with many questions of…

Christianity to Buddhism conversion

Christianity to Buddhism conversion

…And he is asked to leave. Just kidding! Lighten up people, it’s Friday. As many of you know, we are a homeschooling family. One of the coolest things about homeschooling is that everything becomes a lesson. If we go to a theme park, boom, physics. If…

Buddhism VS Christianity chart

Buddhism VS Christianity chart

The current prevailing philosophy in our western world is that everyone s opinion is equal and no one is wrong or even less good. I am free to enjoy my religion (so far) as long as I don t impose it on you or let it provoke me to “hate speech.” The only…

Which is older Christianity or Buddhism?

Which is older Christianity or Buddhism?

Church histories of the Mormons (the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints) report that their founder, Joseph Smith, Jr., had a vision in 1820. Two personages, whom he later identified as G-d the Father and Jesus, appeared and revealed to him that…