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"Radiates wisdom and warmth. Is it possible to become more fully Christian by taking most seriously the Buddhist path -- becoming Buddhist in order to live more fully the Christian life? Agree or not with Paul's answer, we can be most grateful to him for pressing the question and making so very clear the possibilities and risks along the way." --Francis X. Clooney, Professor of Divinity and Professor of Comparative Theology, Harvard Divinity School, Harvard University
"Knitter's rich book should be a source of fascination and guidance for seekers of all sorts. One of the finest contemporary books on the encounter between religions in the heart and soul of a single thoughtful person." --Library Journal, October 1, 2009
"A compelling example of religious inquiry." --New York Times, October 10, 2009
"This is a fascinating book... accessible to anyone in the pew, not without a touch of quiet humour... a book to be read and reflected upon." --Journal of Theological Reflection
"This book is an excellent survey of the possibilities for Buddhist-Christian contact." --Anglican Theological Review
"This is a fascinating book ... accessible to anyone in the pew, not without a touch of quiet humour ... a book to be read and reflected upon." -- Journal of Theological Reflection
"This book is an excellent survey of the possibilities for Buddhist-Christian contact." -- Anglican Theological Review --This text refers to an alternate Paperback edition.
"A moving story of one man's quest for truth, this is also a ground-breaking work of inter-religious dialogue, comparative theology and social ethics... the rarest combination of theological acumen, humility and humor. A must read for anyone who wants to renew their faith and rediscover their humanity in intimate dialogue with the faiths of others." --This text refers to an alternate Paperback edition.See all Editorial Reviews
Actually, he is not a Christian at all by any definition that any conventional Christian would recognize. Read morePublished 10 days ago by LBP
This book is a MUST for anyone who is looking for "the connection" between Buddaism(sp) and Christianity. Read morePublished 24 days ago by Mary Nowacki
I've been looking for a book like this for some time (though not actively enough, I guess!), and I have not been disappointed. Knitter is genuine, compassionate, and smart. Read morePublished 4 months ago by William S. Wesley
A book that addresses the struggles facing those that find comfort in Buddhist thought yet are held by a Christian faith tradition.Published 4 months ago by Carol P.
An appreciation of two traditions from a scholar of both traditions. In addition, this is also an intimate look into the personal transformation and inspiration Paul Knitter finds... Read morePublished 4 months ago by Jeff Gilbert