Buddhist-Christian Studies, vol. 24 (2004)


Love, Lust, and Sex: A Christian Perspective, p. 1
John Berthrong

Finding Safe Harbor: Buddhist Sexual Ethics in America, p. 23
Stephanie Kaza


Christian Perspectives on Overcoming Greed in a Consumerist Society: Buying Fear as Collusion with Greed versus an Economy of Grace, p. 39
Paula M. Cooey

Overcoming Greed: An Eastern Christian Perspective, p. 47
Valerie A. Karras

Good Work: An Engaged Buddhist Response to the Dilemmas of Consumerism, p. 55
David Landis Barnhill

Overcoming Greed: Buddhists and Christians in Consumerist Society, p. 65
Paul F. Knitter

Overcoming Violence in Practice, p. 73
Sarah K. Pinnock


A Mahayana Theology of the Real Presence of Christ in the Eucharist, p. 89
John P. Keenan

Satori: Toward A Conceptual Analysis, p. 101
Avery M. Fouts

Emptiness, Kenosis, History, and Dialogue: The Christian Response to Masao Abe’s Notion of “Dynamic Sunyata ” in the Early Years of the Abe-Cobb Buddhist-Christian Dialogue, p. 117
Charles B. Jones

“That We May Know Each Other”: The Pluralist Hypothesis as a Research Paradigm, p. 135
Paul O. Ingram

Using Three-Vehicle Theory to Improve Buddhist Inclusivism, p. 159
Kristin Beise Kiblinger

Comparative Analysis of Shinran’s Shinjin and Calvin’s Faith, p. 171
Kenneth D. Lee

The Holy Spirit and the World Religions: On the Christian Discernment of Spirit(s) “after” Buddhism, p. 191
Amos Yong

A Mahayana Reading of Chalcedon Christology: A Chinese Response to John Keenan, p. 209
Lai Pan-Chiu

NEWS AND VIEWS, edited by Harry L. Wells

The 2003 Meeting of the Society for Buddhist-Christian Studies, p. 231
Frances S. Adeney

Japan Society for Buddhist-Christian Studies, p. 235
James W. Heisig

European Network of Buddhist-Christian Studies, p. 237
John D’Arcy May

International Conference on Religion and Globalization, p. 241
Ruben Habito

Call for Proposals: The Seventh International Buddhist Christian Conference, “Hear the Cries of the World,” p.  245
Ruben Habito

Walking the Bodhisattva Path/Walking the Christ Path, p. 247
U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops San Francisco Zen Center

Gethsemani II: Catholic and Buddhist Monastics Focus on Suffering, p. 249
Thomas Ryan, CSP

Pluralism Conference, p. 253
John Hick

BOOK REVIEWS, edited by Alice Keefe

Alon Goshen-Gottstein and Paul L. Swanson on Harold Kasimow, John P. Keenan, and Linda Klepinger Keenan (eds.), Beside Still Waters: Jews, Christians and the Way of the Buddha, p. 259
Swanson Text

Brian Karafin on Janet K. Ruffing, Mysticism and Social Transformation, p. 264

Thomas P. Kasulis on Michiko Yusa, Zen and Philosophy: An Intellectual Biography of Nishida Kitarö, p. 268

Amos Yong on James W. Heisig, Philosophers of Nothingness: An Essay on the Kyoto School, and John Raymaker, A Buddhist-Christian Logic of the Heart: Nishida’s Kyoto School and Lonergan’s “Spiritual Genome” as World Bridge, p. 271

Roger Corless on Norman J. Girardot, The Victorian Translation of China: James Legge’s Oriental Pilgrimage, p. 276

Maria Reis Habito on Reinhard Neudecker, The Voice of God on Mount Sinai: Rabbinic Commentaries on Exodus 20:1 in Light of Sufi and Zen-Buddhist Texts, p. 278

Eric Sean Nelson on Steven Heine, Opening a Mountain: Köans of the Zen Masters, and Steven Heine and Dale S.Wright (eds.), The Köan: Texts and Contexts in Zen Buddhism, p. 284

Lucinda Peach on Ranjini Obeyesekere, Portraits of Buddhist Women, p. 289

Christopher Key Chapple on Paul Waldau, The Specter of Speciesism: Buddhist and Christian Views of Animals, p. 293

Robert Magliola on Carl Olson, Zen and the Art of Postmodern Philosophy: Two Paths of Liberation from the Representational Mode of Thinking, p. 295

Newman Robert Glass on Joan Stambaugh, The Formless Self, p. 300

A. L. Herman on Gananath Obeyesekere, Imagining Karma, Ethical Transformation in Amerindian, Buddhist and Greek Rebirth, p. 303

Paul O. Ingram on Beverly J. Lanzetta, The Other Side of Nothingness: Toward a Theology of Radical Openness, p. 306


Paul Ingram and Sallie King, eds., The Sound of Liberating Truth: Buddhist-Christian Dialogues in Honor of Frederick J. Streng, p. 313