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              History as a Challenge to Buddhism and Christianity
               

              History as a Challenge to Buddhism and Christianity (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              Edited by Harris, Elizabeth; O'Grady, John

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              Would the dialogue between Buddhism and Christianity be changed if both religions seriously engaged with the insights of modern historical consciousness? Could there be greater honesty, openness and humility, or a greater commitment to a reciprocal search for truth, if this was d...one? This book focusses on five themes central to the issue of history' in the two traditions: traditional conceptions of salvation and/or liberation history in Christianity and Buddhism; Jesus and the Buddha: fact and fiction; Buddhist and Christian historiography; Dangerous Memory' within the histories of Buddhism and Christianity; Permitting historical consciousness in Buddhism and Christianity.
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              ISBN 9783830677949
              Released NZ 14 Jul 2016
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              Meditation in Buddhist-Christian Encounter: A Critical Analysis
               

              Meditation in Buddhist-Christian Encounter: A Critical Analysis (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              Edited by Harris, Elizabeth; O'Grady, John

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              In the last fifty years, Buddhists and Christians have come together in inter-monastic exchange, joint meditation retreats, dialogues concerning the relationship between meditation and social action, cross-tradition pupil/teacher relationships and joint academic explorations into... the parallels between Buddhist and Christian spiritual practice. The practice of meditation has been important in all of these encounters and has become one of the most significant 'grounds for meeting' within contemporary Buddhist-Christian relationships. This book critically analyses the role in Buddhist-Christian encounter of the variety of practices embraced by the term 'meditation'. The contributors use the academic tools of historical inquiry, sociology, cultural studies, philosophy and comparative textual study. The result is an interdisciplinary contribution, which takes the religious experience of those involved in Buddhist-Christian encounter seriously, without reifying it above its cultural and socio-political contexts. With contributions by: Ursula Baatz, Karl Baier, Thomas Cattoi, Elise DeVido, Sybille Fritsch-Oppermann, Elizabeth Harris, Leo Lefebure, John Makransky, Andreas Nehring, Thao Nyugen, Robert Sharf, Sarah Shaw, Elizabete Taivane, Nicholas Alan Worssam.
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              ISBN 9783830679547
              Released NZ 31 May 2019
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              Catholic Charities in the United States: History and Problems
               

              Catholic Charities in the United States: History and Problems (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By O'Grady, John, Pro; Introduction by Shahan, Bishop

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              ISBN 9781258399535
              Released NZ 16 Jun 2012
              Publisher Literary Licensing, LLC
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