Reviews of “In Search of the Christian Buddha: How an Asian Sage Became a Medieval Saint” by Donald S. Lopez, Jr. and Peggy McCracken.
It’s true that Donna Johnson was raised under one of the world’s biggest gospel tents. But the truth of a story moves like water, she says.
Buddhist and Christian clergy gathered for an annual interreligious dialogue between members of both traditions to discuss greed.
Prisoner Timothy Burke on how Buddhist meditation has been helpful in finding peace — and deepening his understanding of Christianity.
In Utah, Buddhist scholar Charles Prebish is surprised to discover a Buddhist community thriving alongside its Mormon neighbors.
Irshad Manji, Karma Lekshe Tsomo, and Patricia Wittberg discuss the struggles of women in three of the world’s major religions.
Who was Christ, really? Barry Boyce profiles Elaine Pagels, the leading authority on Christianity’s suppressed gospels.
Buddhist psychology is based on the notion that human beings are fundamentally good. Their most basic qualities are positive ones: openness, intelligence and warmth.
For the Monks of New Skete, the question “What does it mean to be human?” led them to ponder, “What does it mean to be dog?”
With the people who live with chronic hopelessness and fear, we try to live comfortably in their darkness. And that’s the hardest thing of all.