Buddhist Christian Studies

Buddhist-Christian Studies
Volume 24, 2004

CONTENTS

Buddhist and Christian Views of Sex

The 2002 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.
    Berthrong, John H., 1946-
  • Love, Lust, and Sex: A Christian Perspective
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    Subject Headings:
    • Sex -- Religious aspects -- Christianity.
    • Love -- Religious aspects -- Christianity.
    • Lust -- Religious aspects -- Christianity.
    • Sexual ethics.

2003 Society for Buddhist-Christian Studies Annual Meeting


Overcoming Greed The annual meeting of the Society for Buddhist-Christian Studies was held in Atlanta on 2021 November 2003. This year's papers addressed the question of greed from both Buddhist and Christian perspectives. Included here are four of the papers. The final paper in this section was presented by Sarah Pinnock at the 2002 annual meeting in Toronto.
    Cooey, Paula M., 1945-
  • Christian Perspectives on Overcoming Greed in a Consumerist Society: Buying Fear as Collusion with Greed versus an Economy of Grace
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    Subject Headings:
    • Avarice -- Religious aspects -- Christianity.
    • Fear -- Religious aspects -- Christianity.
    Karras, Valerie A.
  • Overcoming Greed: An Eastern Christian Perspective
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    Subject Headings:
    • Avarice -- Religious aspects -- Christianity.
    • Clement, of Alexandria, Saint, ca. 150-ca. 215.
    • John Chrysostom, Saint, d. 407.
    • Bible. N.T. Gospels -- Criticism, interpretation, etc. -- History -- Early church, ca. 30-600.

Essays

This year's selection of essays addresses a potpourri of topics and issues. The variety, the breadth, and the boldness of the papers is a mark of the maturity of the Society for Buddhist- Christian Studies and the conversations among Buddhists and Christians that it, and its worldwide affiliates, are engendering.
    Keenan, John P.
  • A Mahayana Theology of the Real Presence of Christ in the Eucharist
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    Subject Headings:
    • Lord's Supper -- Real presence.
    • Jesus Christ -- Buddhist interpretations.
    • Mahayana Buddhism.
    Jones, Charles Brewer, 1957-
  • Emptiness, Kenosis, History, and Dialogue: The Christian Response to Masao Abe's Notion of "Dynamic Sunyata" in the Early Years of the Abe-Cobb Buddhist-Christian Dialogue
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    Subject Headings:
    • Abe, Masao, 1915-
    • Nagarjuna, 2nd cent. Madhyamakakarika.
    • Sunyata.
    • Christianity and other religions -- Buddhism.
    • Buddhism -- Relations -- Christianity.
    Yong, Amos.
  • The Holy Spirit and the World Religions: On the Christian Discernment of Spirit(s) "after" Buddhism
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    Subject Headings:
    • Holy Spirit.
    • Christianity and other religions -- Buddhism.
    • Buddhism -- Relations -- Christianity.
    Lai, Pan-Chiu.
  • A Mahayana Reading of Chalcedon Christology: A Chinese Response to John Keenan
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    Subject Headings:
    • Keenan, John P. Meaning of Christ: a Mahayana theology.
    • Jesus Christ -- Person and offices.
    • Jesus Christ -- Buddhist interpretations.
    • Mahayana Buddhism.

News and Views
Editor Harry L. Wells

    Adeney, Frances S.
  • The 2003 Meeting of the Society for Buddhist-Christian Studies
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    Subject Headings:
    • Society for Buddhist-Christian Studies. Meeting (2003 : Atlanta, Ga.)
    • 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 (22nd : 2003 : Nanzan Shukyo Bunka Kenkyujo)
    • Christianity and other religions -- Buddhism -- Congresses.
    • Buddhism -- Relations -- Christianity -- Congresses.
    May, John D'Arcy, 1942-
  • European Network of Buddhist-Christian Studies
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    Subject Headings:
    • Conference of the European Network of Buddhist-Christian Studies (5th : 2003 : Samye Ling, Scotland)
    • Christianity and other religions -- Buddhism -- Congresses.
    • Buddhism -- Relations -- Christianity -- Congresses.
    Habito, Ruben L. F., 1947-
  • International Conference on Religion and Globalization
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    Subject Headings:
    • International Conference on Religion and Globalization (2003 : Chiang Mai, Thailand)
    • Religion and civilization -- Congresses.
    Habito, Ruben L. F., 1947-
  • Call for Proposals: The Seventh International Buddhist Christian Conference, "Hear the Cries of the World"
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    Subject Headings:
    • International Buddhist Christian Conference (7th : 2005 : Los Angeles, Calif.)
    • Christianity and other religions -- Buddhism -- Congresses.
    • Buddhism -- Relations -- Christianity -- Congresses.
    Catholic Church. United States Conference of Catholic Bishops.
    San Fransisco Zen Center.
  • Walking the Bodhisattva Path/Walking the Christ Path
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    Subject Headings:
    • Christianity and other religions -- Buddhism -- Congresses.
    • Buddhism -- Relations -- Christianity -- Congresses.
    Ryan, Thomas, Father.
  • Gethsemani II: Catholic and Buddhist Monastics Focus on Suffering
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    Subject Headings:
    • Christianity and other religions -- Buddhism -- Congresses.
    • Buddhism -- Relations -- Christianity -- Congresses.
    • Suffering -- Religious aspects -- Congresses.

Book Reviews
Editor Alice Keefe

    Goshen-Gottstein, Alon.
  • Beside Still Waters: Jews, Christians and the Way of the Buddha (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Kasimow, Harold, 1937-, ed. Beside still waters: Jews, Christians and the way of the Buddha.
    • Keenan, John P, ed.
    • Keenan, Linda Klepinger, 1942-, ed.
    • Buddhism -- Relations.
    Swanson, Paul Loren, 1951-
  • Beside Still Waters: Jews, Christians and the Way of the Buddha (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Kasimow, Harold, 1937-, ed. Beside still waters: Jews, Christians and the way of the Buddha.
    • Keenan, John P, ed.
    • Keenan, Linda Klepinger, 1942-, ed.
    • Buddhism -- Relations.
    Kasulis, Thomas P., 1948-
  • Zen and Philosophy: An Intellectual Biography of Nishida Kitaro (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Yusa, Michiko. Zen and philosophy: an intellectual biography of Nishida Kitaro.
    • Nishida, Kitaro, 1870-1945.
    Yong, Amos.
  • Philosophers of Nothingness: An Essay on the Kyoto School, and: A Buddhist-Christian Logic of the Heart: Nishida's Kyoto School and Lonergan's "Spiritual Genome" as World Bridge (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Heisig, James W., 1944- Philosophers of nothingness: an essay on the Kyoto school.
    • Raymaker, John. Buddhist-Christian logic of the heart: Nishida's Kyoto school and Lonergan's "spiritual genome" as world bridge.
    • Philosophy, Japanese -- 20th century.
    • Christianity and other religions -- Buddhism.
    Corless, Roger.
  • The Victorian Translation of China: James Legge's Oriental Pilgrimage (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Girardot, N. J. Victorian translation of China: James Legge's Oriental pilgrimage.
    • Legge, James, 1815-1897.
    Habito, Maria Reis.
  • The Voice of God on Mount Sinai: Rabbinic Commentaries on Exodus 20:1 in Light of Sufi and Zen-Buddhist Texts (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Neudecker, Reinhard, 1938- Voice of God on Mount Sinai: Rabbinic commentaries on Exodus 20:1 in light of Sufi and Zen-Buddhist texts.
    • Bible. O.T. Exodus XX, 1 -- Criticism, interpretation, etc., Jewish.
    Nelson, Eric Sean.
  • Opening a Mountain: Koans of the Zen Masters, and: The Koan: Texts and Contexts in Zen Buddhism (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Heine, Steven, 1950- Opening a mountain: koans of the Zen Masters.
    • Heine, Steven, 1950-, ed. Koan: texts and contexts in Zen Buddhism.
    • Wright, Dale S., ed.
    • Koan.
    Chapple, Christopher.
  • The Specter of Speciesism: Buddhist and Christian Views of Animals (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Waldau, Paul. Specter of speciesism: Buddhist and Christian views of animals.
    • Speciesism -- Religious aspects -- Buddhism.
    Magliola, Robert R.
  • Zen and the Art of Postmodern Philosophy: Two Paths of Liberation from the Representational Mode of Thinking (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Olson, Carl. Zen and the art of postmodern philosophy: two paths of liberation from the representational mode of thinking.
    • Zen Buddhism -- Philosophy.
    Herman, A. L.
  • Imagining Karma, Ethical Transformation in Amerindian, Buddhist and Greek Rebirth (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Obeyesekere, Gananath. Imagining karma, ethical transformation in Amerindian, Buddhist and Greek rebirth.
    • Reincarnation -- Buddhism.
    Ingram, Paul O., 1939-
  • The Other Side of Nothingness: Toward a Theology of Radical Openness (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Lanzetta, Beverly. Other side of nothingness: toward a theology of radical openness.
    • Mysticism.

Frederick J. Streng Book Award

    King, Sallie B.
    Ingram, Paul O., 1939-
  • The Frederick J. Streng Book Award: An Interview with Paul Ingram and Sallie King
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    Subject Headings:
    • King, Sallie B., ed. Sound of liberating truth: Buddhist-Christian dialogues in honor of Frederick J. Streng.
    • Ingram, Paul O., 1939-, ed.
    • Christianity and other religions -- Buddhism.



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