By Rose Drew

The final century witnessed a gentle yet profound transformation of the West's non secular panorama. In present day context of range, everyone is frequently inspired by way of, and infrequently even declare to belong to, a couple of non secular culture. Buddhism and Christianity is a very generic and engaging blend. This booklet is the 1st certain exploration of Buddhist Christian twin belonging, attractive - from either Buddhist and Christian views - the questions that come up, and drawing on vast interviews with recognized contributors within the leading edge of this crucial and starting to be phenomenon.

The publication appears to be like at if it is attainable to be authentically Buddhist and authentically Christian given the diversities in ideals and practices. It asks even if Buddhist Christians are irrational, religiously schizophrenic or spiritually superficial; or no matter if the idea and perform of Buddhism and Christianity might be reconciled in a manner that makes attainable deep dedication to either. eventually, the ebook considers even if the effect of Buddhist Christians on every one of those traditions is anything to be regretted or celebrated.

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