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Christians Talk About Buddhist Meditation, Buddhists Talk About Christian Prayer

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Published by Continuum International Publishing Group .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Buddhism,
  • Christianity,
  • Comparative Religion,
  • Worship,
  • Spirituality - General,
  • Religion - World Religions,
  • Religion,
  • Prayer,
  • Buddhism - General,
  • Christianity and other religio,
  • Christianity and other religions,
  • Relations

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsRita M. Gross (Editor), Terry C. Muck (Editor)
    The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages157
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8167822M
    ISBN 100826414397
    ISBN 109780826414397

    There are many forms of meditation and many ideas about what meditation is. While different spiritual paths may associate meditation with contemplation, prayer or other practices, Buddhist meditation is generally associated with mindfulness and awareness. Indeed, although there are a lot more forms of Buddhist meditation than you might think, they all have mindfulness as their common denominator.   Christians believe that truth, and its Author, can be known rationally; Buddhism denies existential reality and believes nothing, not even the self can be proven to exist. Christian prayer seeks to enter into a dialogue with God; Buddhist meditation strives to “wake” one from their delusions and to enter into altered states of consciousness.

    Muck): Christians Talk About Buddhist Meditation: Buddhists Talk About Christian Prayer; New York: Continuum, Editor (with Terry Muck): Buddhists Talk Editor (with Terry Muck): Buddhists Talk Basil Pennington ( words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article.   Meditation in Buddhism and Christianity David Midgley is founding director of the Jamyang Buddhist Centre Leeds. Dr Susan Blackmore is Lecturer in .

      Welcome - I too turned to Buddhism when leaving Christianity. When Jesus couldn't seem to help me with issues I was having in my life, I found that there was no magic bullet, that I was responsible for my life and living, but not in control of others, and found the Buddhism gave me better clarity to apply mindfulness to my life situations - it has been a big, positive change for me - with. Bringing together over 1, prayers, both classic and contemporary, The Complete Book of Christian Prayer will prove an inspiring and practical resource for Christians of all denominations. This comprehensive collection encompasses a wider and more varied range of Christian prayers than any other anthology of its kind, making it an essential.


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This book adopts the format of the editorsÆ previous book, Buddhists Talk about Jesus, Christians Talk about the Buddha. In that book eight scholar-practitioners--four of them Buddhist and four Christian--explored their relationship to the great religious figure of the other tradition. Then the remaining contributors, two from each tradition, addressed themselves, rebuttal fashion, to the.

Christians talk about Buddhist meditation, Buddhists talk about Christian prayer. New York: Continuum, © (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors /. Meditation is an important Buddhist practice.

Meditation is being in the state of complete reflection and thought. Buddhist meditation is an important Buddhist practice and therefore, is defined in a slightly different manner. Christian meditation is way of experiencing God beyond what the ego can grasp or attain.

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But Buddhist meditation can be practised by Christians by all means, indeed there are groups of Christian contemplatives that look to Buddhism in order to reclaim the contemplative dimension that Christianity has lost over time.

Editor's Note: The following is a report on the practical applications of M. Tsering' s new book, Jesus in a New Age, Dalai Lama World (Defending and Sharing Christ with Buddhists), (Interserve.

The Bible affirms the necessity of meditation numerous times, but does biblical meditation differ from Buddhist meditation. Buddhist meditation often involves mantras which edify the gods of either Buddhism or Hinduism. Meditating on and chanting a word or phrase praising or seeking a false deity is contrary to the principles of Christianity.

Buddhism: On the Rise in the West. I t was only years ago that there was virtually no knowledge of Buddhism in the West. But during the nineteenth century this has changed dramatically and the Buddhist tradition has succeeded in generating great interest and attracting large numbers of Westerners to its ideas and lifestyle.[] The reasons for this attraction are many and varied, some of.

Buddhism is one of the world's oldest religions. Founded by Siddhartha Gautama, later known as the Buddha, circa the 5th century BCE, Buddhism outlines a path of personal spiritual enrichment through meditation and insight.

Following in the Buddha's footsteps, Buddhists seek to reach nirvana, or enlightenment, a state of transcendence free from suffering, desire and the cycle of death and rebirth. Of course, for a Buddhist to become a Christian he or she will need to reject the errors of Buddhism and believe in Jesus Christ alone.

Many Christians have reported difficulty in sharing Christ with Buddhists because of their tolerance for other religions, which they see as simply other attempts to find the correct way – the way to be.

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He was a monk living in a monastery in Gethsemane, Kentucky, who wrote voluminously on many topics, including war and peace, social justice, contemplative prayer, mysticism, and Buddhism. Merton’s interest in Buddhism struck a chord in me because I, like he, was drawn to forms of spirituality that emphasize "letting go of words" and "being.

Christian witnesses among Buddhists must often face the challenge of freezing, rugged mountains, congested cities, difficult languages, or repressive govern­ments. Christians have not taken this mission field seriously enough and so the sin and laziness of God’s people is another barrier to the gos­pel reaching Buddhists.

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Life in Kagyu Samye Ling Buddhist monastery in the hills of Scotland, where an important part of each day is prayer and meditation. When Buddhists pray they pray to the Buddha or other enlightened. Question: "I am a Buddhist. Why should I consider becoming a Christian?" Answer: Compared with Buddhism, Christianity has several distinguishing features that show that it deserves consideration.

First, while both Christianity and Buddhism have an historical central figure, namely Jesus and Buddha, only Jesus is shown to have risen from the dead.Prayer is an invocation or act that seeks to activate a rapport with an object of worship through deliberate the narrow sense, the term refers to an act of supplication or intercession directed towards a deity (a god), or a deified generally, prayer can also have the purpose of thanksgiving or praise, and in comparative religion is closely associated with more.

How does the teaching of Buddha about suffering compare to Christian doctrine? Should a Christian accept or oppose Buddhism? Introduction: Our purpose is to examine the doctrines of Buddhism and compare them to the Bible. The History of Buddhism.

Buddhism is an offspring of Hinduism, similar to Hinduism in many ways.