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Being Buddhist in a Christian World

Gender and Community in a Korean American Temple (American Ethnic and Cultural Studies Series)

by Sharon A. Suh

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  • 24 Currently reading

Published by University of Washington Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Christianity,
  • Ethnic studies,
  • Religion,
  • Religion - World Religions,
  • Buddhism - Rituals & Practice,
  • Comparative Religion,
  • Sociology of Religion,
  • Buddhism - General,
  • Buddhism,
  • California,
  • Korean Americans,
  • Los Angeles,
  • Religious life,
  • Sa Chal (Temple : Koreatown, L,
  • Social aspects,
  • United States

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages256
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9815018M
    ISBN 100295983787
    ISBN 109780295983783

      Familiarize yourself with different Buddhist schools. The two most popular Buddhist schools today are Theravada and Mahayana. Though these two schools have the same basic beliefs, there are differences in the teachings they focus on: Mahayana focuses heavily on becoming a bodhisattva, Theravada focuses on practicing the dharma, and so on. There are many other schools 94%().   I meditate, I chant in Pali, my friends are Buddhist, my husband is Buddhist, I have an altar, I wear a yumju (mala)on my wrist, I write about Buddhism, I study it, I think about the world in these terms. And, on the other side, I don’t believe in God or heaven and hell, and I do not believe that Jesus Christ is the one and only : Sumi Loundon Kim.

    Ms. Tippett: Stephen Batchelor is the author of numerous books, including The Faith to Doubt, Confession of a Buddhist Atheist, and, most recently, Secular Buddhism: Imagining the Dharma in an Uncertain World. He grew up near London and traveled to India in the early ’70s, where, he has often written, he was immediately captured by Buddhism.   Question: "I am a Buddhist. Why should I consider becoming a Christian?" Answer: Compared with Buddhism, Christianity has several distinguishing features that show that it deserves consideration. First, while both Christianity and Buddhism have an historical central figure, namely Jesus and Buddha, only Jesus is shown to have risen from the dead.

    Christian-Buddhist Dialogue More and more books about the Buddhist-Christian dialogue are being published each month. To get the latest sampling, simply “google” or do an Amazon Books search for the phrases “Buddhist-Chris-tian”, “Christian-Buddhist”, “Christian Zen” or “Zen Christian”. The Gethsemane Encounter: A Dialogue on the Spiritual Life by Buddhist and Christian Monastics. New York: Continuum, Mommaers, Paul and Jan Van Bragt. Mysticism: Buddhist and Christian/Encounters with Jan Van Ruusbroec. New York: Crossroad, Pieris, Aloysius, S.J. Love Meets Wisdom: A Christian Experience of Buddhism. Faith Meets.


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Without Buddha I Could Not Be a Christian narrates how esteemed theologian, Paul F. Knitter overcame a crisis of faith by looking to Buddhism for inspiration. From prayer to how Christianity views life after death, Knitter argues that a Buddhist standpoint can encourage a more person-centred conception of Christianity, where individual Cited by: Read or Download Being Buddhist in a Christian World: Gender and Community in a Korean American Temple (American Ethnic and Cultural Studies) Book by Sharon A.

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"The first book on Korean American Buddhism, Being Buddhist in a Christian World is intelligently and knowledgeably conceived and smoothly executed. Its implications radiate out to other Korean Buddhist communities and individuals, as well as to Koreans who are Christians or Confucianists."—Paul R.

Spickard, University of California, Santa BarbaraPrice: $   This is a very good question. In short being saved from sin does not mean that you are saved from suffering. A Christian may be saved from his actions in this life to enter the kingdom of God in the next— but that doesn’t mean that he is mentally free from all levels of anguish from living: the pains of craving, clinging, aversion, delusion.

Being a Buddhist in a Christian World. 2 January at (buddhism, monotheism) I borrowed this book from the NUS library. It was a study by a researcher (who was Korean) who interviewed over fifty men, women and youths active at a temple called “Sa Chal” in LA, USA, gathering their views on retaining or reverting back to their.

Get this from a library. Being Buddhist in a Christian world: gender and community in a Korean American temple. [Sharon A Suh] -- "Challenging Western notions of Buddhism as a self-effacing path to rebirth and enlightenment, Sharon Suh shows how first-generation Korean Americans at Sa Chal Temple in Los Angeles have applied.

Americans. Suh's book is, in this sense, the first book-length research on Korean American ethnic Buddhism in America. In Being Buddhist in a Christian World: Gen‐ der and Community in a Korean American Tem‐ ple, Dr.

Suh explores the meaning of the practice of Buddhism by. Suffering is a by-product of ignorance, peace is a by-product of wisdom (of seeing reality clearly).

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I think that Kevin Bells’ answer is spot on. But I would add: The answer is perhaps ‘yes’ if you are asking a Buddhist. But it is a very strong ‘no’ if you are asking a Christian, Jew or a Muslim. Are there some Christians who claim to be both Chr.

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“Thompson deserves our thanks for taking us beyond easy claims of Buddhist exceptionalism when it comes to spirituality and science. Clear, engaging and accessible, this essential book unpacks the history of Buddhism and its ideas about self and mind, all in service of understanding how the West can best engage with the rising influence of this important and potent world .Born in Saragossa, Spain, Dr.

J. Abraham Vélez de Cea is professor of Buddhism and World Religions at Eastern Kentucky University. He came to the USA in and before joining EKU inhe taught Buddhism, Buddhist Ethics, and Buddhist-Christian Mysticism in the department of theology at Georgetown University.Being Buddhist—that is, simply practicing Vipassana, or “insight” meditation—will make you feel better about being alive, he believes, and he shows how you can and why it does.