- Society for Buddhist-Christian StudiesFrederick J. Streng Book Award 2011
Click for larger view
View full resolution
Congratulations to Leo D. Lefebure and Peter Feldmeier, whose The Path of Wisdom: A Christian Commentary on the Dhammapada, in the Christian Commentaries on Non-Christian Sacred Texts series (Peeters Publishers, 2011), won the Frederick J. Streng Book Award for 2011.
Peter Feldmeier (PhD from the Graduate Theological Union) is a professor of theology at the University of St. Thomas in St. Paul, Minnesota. He teaches courses in Christian spirituality, interreligious dialogue, mysticism, and Buddhism, and has published three other books: Encounters in Faith: Christianity and Interreligious Dialogue (Anselm Academic, 2011), Christianity Looks East: Comparing the Spiritualities of John of the Cross and Buddhaghosa (Paulist Press, 2006), and The Developing Christian: Spiritual Growth through the Life Cycle (Paulist Press, 2007).
Leo D. Lefebure (PhD from University of Chicago Divinity School) is the Matteo Ricci Professor of Theology at Georgetown University in Washington, D.C. Before his most recent appointment, he taught at Fordham University. He has authored numerous articles and four previous books: Revelation, the Religions, and Violence (Orbis Books, 2000); The Buddha and the Christ: Explorations in Buddhist-Christian Dialogue (Orbis Books, 1993); Life Transformed: Meditations on the Christian Scriptures in Light of Buddhist Perspectives (ACTA Publications, 1989); and Toward a Contemporary Wisdom Christology: A Study of Karl Rahner and Norman Pittenger (University Press of America, 1988). [End Page 131]