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In the Company of Friends
In the Company of Friends (September 2012)
Exploring Faith and Understanding with Buddhists and Christians
John Ross Carter - Author

2014 Frederick J. Streng Award, presented by the Society for Buddhist-Christian Studies

Buddhist-Christian reflection that uses friendship as a model for interreligious understanding.

In this work of Buddhist-Christian reflection, John Ross Carter explores two basic aspects of human religiousness: faith and the activity of understanding. Carter’s perspective is unique, ...(Read More)
On Understanding Buddhists
On Understanding Buddhists (July 1993)
Essays on the Theravada Tradition in Sri Lanka
John Ross Carter - Author

Carter unfolds the cumulative traditions of Theravada Buddhism by showing how one "looks at the world through Buddhist eyes." Presenting evidence from the Buddhist heritage in Sri Lanka, he develops a disciplined, inclusive approach to understanding notions of ethical living and "faith,"or how individuals live life religiously. The author examines Buddhism as a worldview, reviewing the process of its origins and the development of its important co...(Read More)
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