Category Archives: Buddhist-Christian Studies

Buddhist-Christian Studies, vol. 35 (2015)

EDITORIAL
Buddhist-Christian Dialogue: Moving Forward
Thomas Cattoi and Carol Anderson, vii

Multiple Religious Belonging

Deep Listening and Virtuous Friendship: Spiritual Care in the Context of Religious Multiplicity
Duane R. Bidwell, 3

Like an Elephant Pricked by a Thorn: Buddhist Meditation Instructions as a Door to Deep Listening
Willa B. Miller, 15

Reflections on Jewish and Christian Encounters with Buddhism
Harold Kasimow, 21

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Buddhist-Christian Studies, 35 (2015)

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Editorial
Buddhist-Christian Dialogue: Moving Forward
Thomas Cattoi and Carol S. Anderson, vii
“Fifteen years into the twenty-first century and thirty-four years after the publication of its first issue, where does this transformed academic and cultural landscape leave a journal like Buddhist-Christian Studies? The dialogue between Buddhism and Christianity is now an integral part of the broad academic conversation in the fields of interreligious studies and comparative theology, as attested by the ongoing popularity and a growing number of interest groups at professional organizations such as the American Academy of Religion or the Catholic Theological Society of America. The Society for Buddhist-Christian Studies in North America and the European Network of Buddhist Christian Studies in Europe continue to foster academic conversation and exchange, and, as attested by this year’s News and Views section, the emergence of religious studies and interreligious dialogue in the Chinese academic world appears to be a promising development. Indeed, not only does the conversation take place at a speculative or theoretical level, but in an international context simultaneously marked by increasing secularism and religious violence, Buddhism and Christianity also offer a locus of resistance to a world where economic instability and intensifying climate change contribute to what is a de facto globalization of insecurity. At the same time, recent work in postcolonial approaches to the comparative study of religion has begun to impact religious dialogue by drawing attention to the history of the terms and assumptions that frame our questions. The journal hopes to continue to play an important role in bringing together some of the more important voices and contributions to this ongoing conversation and sharing them with the broader academic community.”

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Buddhist-Christian Studies, vol. 34 (2014)

Editors’ Introduction
Rita M. Gross, Terry C. Muck

Introduction: Spiritual Friends in a Multifaith and Multisuffering World
Kyeongil Jung, 3

Buddhist-Christian Dialogue: Looking Back, Looking Ahead, and Listening Ever More Deeply
Sallie B. King, 7

The Suffering of Economic Injustice

The Suffering of Economic Injustice: A Christian Perspective
Ulrich Duchrow, 27

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Buddhist-Christian Studies, vol. 33 (2013)

EDITORS’ INTRODUCTION by Wakoh Shannon Hickey and C. Denise Yarbrough vii

CONTEMPLATIVE PEDAGOGIES

The Contemplative Classroom, or Learning by Heart in the Age of Google
Barbara Newman, 1

The Eternal Present: Slow Knowledge and the Renewal of Time
Douglas E. Christie, 13

Contemplative Studies and the Liberal Arts
Andrew O. Fort, 23

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Buddhist-Christian Studies, vol. 32 (2012)

EDITOR’S INTRODUCTION by Wakoh Shannon Hickey, vii

ARTICLES

2011 GRADUATE STUDENT ESSAY COMPETITION WINNER
Just Peace: A Buddhist-Christian Path to Liberation
Kyeongil Jung, 3

CONSTRUCTING BUDDHIST IDENTITIES IN THE WEST

A “Hypostatic Union” of Two Practices but One Person?
Paul F. Knitter, 19

Fulfilling Mitzvot through the Practice of Lovingkindness and Wisdom
David J. Gilner, 27

Who Is a Buddhist?
James William Coleman, 33

“Yes, We’re Buddhists Too!”
Jan Willis, 39
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Buddhist-Christian Studies, vol. 31 (2011)

EDITORIAL by Mahinda Deegalle, vii

ARTICLES

Chinese Buddhism and the Threat of Atheism in Seventeenth-Century Europe
Thierry Meynard, 1

A Buddhist Carol
Paul M. Keeling, 25

Hobbits as Buddhists and an Eye for an “I”
Paul Andrew Powell, 31

No-Self, Dōgen, the Senika Doctrine, and Western Views of Soul
Gerhard Faden, 41

THE SCHOLARLY CONTRIBUTIONS OF RITA M. GROSS

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Buddhist-Christian Studies, vol. 30 (2010)

EDITORIAL by Mahinda Deegalle, v

ARTICLES

The Prospects for a Mahāyāna Theology of Emptiness: A Continuing Debate
John P. Keenan, 3

“Till Death Do Us Part”? Buddhist Insights on Christian Marriage
Wioleta Polinska, 29

AUTHORITY IN BUDDHISM AND CHRISTIANITY.
ENBCS Conference Papers
edited by Perry Schmidt-Leukel

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