Buddhist-Christian Studies, vol. 23 (2003)



Some Reflections about Community and Survival, p. 3
Rita M. Gross

Re-Creating Christian Community: A Response to Rita M. Gross, p. 21
Donald W. Mitchell


Seeking Emancipation through Engagement: One Nichiren Buddhist’s Approach to Practice, p. 35
Bill Aiken

Wishing I Were Here: Postcards from My Religious Journey, p. 39
Grace G. Burford

Double Religious Belonging: Aspects and Questions, p. 43
Catherine Cornille

Buddhist? Christian? Both? Neither?, p. 51
Ruben L. F. Habito

Penetrating the Big Pattern, p. 55
Stephanie Kaza

Retracing Buddhist Encounters, p. 61
Ursula King

Double Religious Belonging: A Process Approach, p. 67
Jay McDaniel

Responses, p. 77
Jeffrey Carlson


“Soul-less” Christianity and the Buddhist Empirical Self: Buddhist-Christian Convergence?, p. 87
Charlene Burns

Persons and Awareness, p. 101
Tyson Anderson

Conscience, Citizenship, and Global Responsibilities, p. 117
Richard Reilly

NEWS AND VIEWS, edited by Harry L. Wells

The 2002 Meeting of the Society for Buddhist-Christian Studies, p. 135
Alice Keefe

Japan Society for Buddhist-Christian Studies, p. 139
James W. Heisig

The Seventh International Buddhist-Christian Conference, p. 141
Ruben L. F. Habito

Catholic and Buddhist Monastics Focus on Suffering, p. 143
Thomas Ryan

Buddhists and Christians: Praying for Peace in the World, p. 147
Archbishop Michael L. Fitzgerald

BOOK REVIEWS, edited by Alice Keefe

David R. Loy on Whalen Lai & Michael von Brück, Buddhism and Christianity: A Multicultural History of Their Dialogue, p. 151

Sarah K. Pinnock and Miriam Levering on Rita M. Gross and Rosemary Radford Ruether, Religius Feminism and the Future of the Planet: A Buddhist-Christian Conversation, p. 155

Roger Corless on Norman Fischer, Benedict’s Dharma: Buddhist Reflections on the Rule of Saint Benedict, p. 159

Jan Willis on Judith Simmer-Brown, Dakini’s Warm Breath: The Feminine Principle in Tibetan Buddhism, p. 161

Catherine Cornille on James Arraj, Christianity in the Crucible of East-West Dialogue. A Critical Look at Catholic Participation and God, Zen and the Intuition of Being, p. 165

Harold Coward on Robert Jingen Gunn, Journey into Emptiness: Dogen, Merton, Jung, and the Quest for Transformation, p. 167

Brian Karafin on David Loy, A Buddhist History of the West: Studies in Lack, p. 170

Robert E. Kennedy on Tom Chetwynd, Zen and the Kingdom of Heaven, p. 174

John D’Arcy May on Perry Schmidt-Leukel with Gerhard Köberlin and Thomas Josef Götz, Buddhist Perceptions of Jesus, p. 178

Terry C. Muck on Sanitsuda Ekachai, Keeping the Faith: Thai Buddhism at the Crossroads, p. 181

Katherine M. Pickar on Robert Kennedy, Zen Gifts to Christians, p. 183

Frank M. Tedesco on Sumi Loundon, Blue Jean Buddha: Voices of Young Buddhists, p. 187

Jonathan S. Walters on Anne M. Blackburn, Buddhist Learning and Textual Practice in Eighteenth-Century Lankan Monastic Culture, p. 189


Donald Mitchell and James Wiseman, eds., The Gethsemani Encounter: A Dialogue on the Spiritual Life by Buddhist and Christian Monastics, p. 197

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