Buddhist Christian Studies

Buddhist-Christian Studies
Volume 23, 2003


Contents

Buddhist and Christian Views of Community

The 2001 meeting of the International Buddhist-Christian Theological Encounter Group made "Community" the theme of their meeting in Indianapolis in May. The following two articles are representative of their intense three-day discussion.
    Mitchell, Donald W. (Donald William), 1943-
  • Re-Creating Christian Community: A Response to Rita M. Gross
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    Subject Headings:
    • Gross, Rita M. Some reflections about community and survival.
    • Community -- Religious aspects -- Christianity.
    • Focolare Movement.

2001 Society for Buddhist--Christian Studies Annual Meeting:
Dual Belonging / Personal Journeys

The annual meeting of the Society for Buddhist-Christian Studies met in Denver on Friday and Saturday, November 16-17, 2001. This year's papers addressed the questions of "dual belonging" and "personal journeys" from both Buddhist and Christian perspectives.
    Burford, Grace G., 1955-
  • Wishing I Were Here: Postcards from My Religious Journey
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    Subject Headings:
    • Burford, Grace G., 1955- -- Religion.
    • College teachers -- Religious life -- United States.
    Habito, Ruben L. F., 1947-
  • Buddhist? Christian? Both? Neither?
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    Subject Headings:
    • Habito, Ruben L. F., 1947- -- Religion.
    • Jesuits -- Religious life.
    • Zen Buddhism.
    • Identification (Religion)
    McDaniel, Jay B. (Jay Byrd), 1949-
  • Double Religious Belonging: A Process Approach
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    Subject Headings:
    • Process theology.
    • Identification (Religion)
    • Christianity and other religions -- Buddhism.
    • Buddhism -- Relations -- Christianity.

Essays

From a Buddhist and Christian perspective, Charlene Burns, Tyson Anderson, and Richard Reilly tackle the evergreen question of what it means to be a person, using psychological, philosophical, theological, and sociological methodologies.

News and Views
Editor Harry L. Wells

    Keefe, Alice A.
  • The 2002 Meeting of the Society for Buddhist-Christian Studies
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    Subject Headings:
    • Society for Buddhist-Christian Studies. Meeting (2002 : Toronto, Canada)
    • Christianity and other religions -- Buddhism -- Congresses.
    • Buddhism -- Relations -- Christianity -- Congresses.
    Heisig, James W., 1944-
  • Japan Society for Buddhist-Christian Studies
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    Subject Headings:
    • Japan Society for Buddhist-Christian Studies. Meeting (21st : 2002 : Kyoto, Japan)
    • Christianity and other religions -- Buddhism -- Congresses.
    • Buddhism -- Relations -- Christianity -- Congresses.
    Habito, Ruben L. F., 1947-
  • The Seventh International Buddhist-Christian Conference in Los Angeles, California
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    Subject Headings:
    • International Buddhist-Christian Conference (7th : 2004 : Los Angeles, Calif.)
    • Christianity and other religions -- Buddhism -- Congresses.
    • Buddhism -- Relations -- Christianity -- Congresses.
    Ryan, Thomas, Father.
  • Catholic and Buddhist Monastics Focus on Suffering
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    Subject Headings:
    • Christianity and other religions -- Buddhism -- Congresses.
    • Buddhism -- Relations -- Christianity -- Congresses.

Book Reviews
Editor Alice Keefe

    Loy, David, 1947-
  • Buddhism and Christianity: A Multicultural History of Their Dialogue (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Lai, Whalen. Buddhism and Christianity: a multicultural history of their dialogue.
    • Brück, Michael von.
    • Jestice, Phyllis G., tr.
    • Christianity and other religions -- Buddhism.
    Pinnock, Sarah Katherine.
  • Religious Feminism and the Future of the Planet: A Buddhist-Christian Conversation (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Gross, Rita M. Religious feminism and the future of the planet: a Buddhist-Christian conversation.
    • Ruether, Rosemary Radford.
    • Women -- Religious aspects -- Buddhism.
    Levering, Miriam, 1945-
  • Religious Feminism and the Future of the Planet: A Buddhist-Christian Conversation (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Gross, Rita M. Religious feminism and the future of the planet: a Buddhist-Christian conversation.
    • Ruether, Rosemary Radford.
    • Women -- Religious aspects -- Buddhism.
    Corless, Roger.
  • Benedict's Dharma: Buddhist Reflections on the Rule of Saint Benedict (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Fischer, Norman. Benedict's Dharma: Buddhist reflections on the rule of Saint Benedict.
    • Henry, Patrick, 1939-, ed.
    • Barry, Patrick, OSB, tr.
    • Benedict, Saint, Abbot of Monte Cassino. Regula.
    Willis, Janice Dean.
  • Dakini's Warm Breath: The Feminine Principle in Tibetan Buddhism (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Simmer-Brown, Judith. Dakini's warm breath: the feminine principle in Tibetan Buddhism.
    • Dakini (Buddhist deity)
    Cornille, C. (Catherine)
  • Christianity in the Crucible of East-West Dialogue: A Critical Look at Catholic Participation; and, God, Zen, and the Intuition of Being (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Arraj, Jim. Christianity in the crucible of East-West dialogue: a critical look at Catholic participation; and, God, Zen, and the intuition of being.
    • Christianity and other religions -- Zen Buddhism.
    Coward, Harold G.
  • Journey into Emptiness: Dogen, Merton, Jung, and the Quest for Transformation (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Gunn, Robert Jingen. Journey into emptiness: Dogen, Merton, Jung, and the quest for transformation.
    • Asceticism.
    Karafin, Brian.
  • A Buddhist History of the West: Studies in Lack (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Loy, David, 1947- Buddhist history of the West: studies in lack.
    • Civilization, Western -- Psychological aspects.
    May, John D'Arcy, 1942-
  • Buddhist Perceptions of Jesus (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Schmidt-Leukel, Perry, ed. Buddhist perceptions of Jesus.
    • Götz, Thomas Josef, ed.
    • Köberlin, Gerhard, ed.
    • Jesus Christ -- Buddhist interpretations -- Congresses.
    Muck, Terry C., 1947-
  • Keeping the Faith: Thai Buddhism at the Crossroads (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Sanitsuda Ekkachai. Keeping the faith: Thai Buddhism at the crossroads.
    • Wilgus, Nick, ed.
    • Buddhism -- Thailand -- History -- 20th century.
    Tedesco, Frank M.
  • Blue Jean Buddha: Voices of Young Buddhists (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Loundon, Sumi, 1975-, ed. Blue jean Buddha: voices of young Buddhists.
    • Youth, Buddhist -- United States -- Biography.
    Walters, Jonathan S.
  • Buddhist Learning and Textual Practice in Eighteenth-Century Lankan Monastic Culture (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Blackburn, Anne M., 1967- Buddhist learning and textual practice in eighteenth-century Lankan monastic culture.
    • Buddhism -- Sri Lanka -- History -- 18th century.

Frederick J. Streng Book Award

    Mitchell, Donald W. (Donald William), 1943-
    Wiseman, James A., 1942-
  • An Interview with Donald Mitchell and James Wiseman
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    Subject Headings:
    • Mitchell, Donald W. (Donald William), 1943-, ed. Gethsemani encounter: a dialogue on the spiritual life.
    • Wiseman, James A., 1942-, ed.
    • Christianity and other religions -- Buddhism -- Congresses.



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