The Christ and the Bodhisattva

The Christ and the Bodhisattva

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Author: Donald S Lopez
Steven C Rockefeller/
Editor(s): Donald S Lopez / Steven Rockefeller
Publisher: Sri Satguru Publications
Year: 1992
Language: English
Pages: 274
ISBN/UPC (if available): 81-7030-323-0


In this book, the authors explore and reconsider the contemporary significance of the Christ and the Bodhisattva. The volume includes essays by three eminent Christians theologians, Langdon Gilkey, Brother David Steindl-Rast, and Ann Belford Ulanov that explore the significance of the Christ from the perspectives of the Roman Catholic contemplative tradition, modern depth psychology, and liberal Protestantism.

Drawing on information previously unavailable in English, three distinguished scholars of Buddhism, Robert Thurman, Luis Gomez, and His Holiness the Dalai Lama investigate the significance of the Bodhisattva in India, East Asia, and Tibet.

A substantive introduction sets the historical background for the Christ in Christianity and the Bodhisattva in Buddhism. Contributors' essays enhance our understanding of current suppositions, problems, and prospects for the Buddhist-Christian dialogue.