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The Christ and the Bodhisattva
The Christ and the Bodhisattva
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Donald S. Lopez Jr. - Editor
Steven C. Rockefeller - Editor
SUNY Series in Buddhist Studies
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Hardcover - 285 pages
Release Date: July 1987
ISBN10: 0-88706-401-9
ISBN13: 978-0-88706-401-2

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Paperback - 285 pages
Release Date: July 1987
ISBN10: 0-88706-402-7
ISBN13: 978-0-88706-402-9

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Summary

In this book, the authors explore and reconsider the contemporary significance of the Christ and the Bodhisattva. The volume includes essays by three eminent Christian 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 Asian, 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 presuppositions, problems, and prospects for the Buddhist-Christian dialogue.

At Middlebury College, Donald S. Lopez, Jr. is Associate Professor of Religion and Steven C. Rockefeller is Professor of Religion and Dean of the College.


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Table of Contents

Acknowledgments
Introduction
The Christ
The Bodhisattva
The Dialogue

1. Perspectives on the Buddhist-Christian Dialogue
Malcolm David Eckel

2. The Buddhist Messiahs: The Magnificent Deeds of the Bodhisattvas
Robert A.F. Thurman

3. Who is Jesus Christ for Us Today?
Brother David Steindl-Rast

4. The God You Touch
Ann Belford Ulanov

5. From the Extraordinary to the Ordinary: Images of the Bodhisattva in East Asia
Luis O. Gomez

6. The Meaning of Jesus the Christ
Langdon Gilkey

7. The Dalai Lama of Tibet
Donald S. Lopez, Jr.

8. The Practices of Bodhisattvas
His Holiness Tenzin Gyatso, The Fourteenth Dalai Lama

9. Symposium Panel on the Christ and the Bodhisattva
Steven C. Rockefeller, Moderator

Epilogue
Notes on Contributors
Bibliography
Index


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