Buddhist-Christian Studies, vol. 25 (2005)




The International Buddhist-Christian Theological Encounter: Twenty Years of Dialogue, p. 3
Rita M. Gross

Religious Identity and Openness in a Pluralistic World, p. 9
David W. Chappell

Religious Identity and Openness in a Pluralistic World, p. 15
Rita M. Gross

Christian Identity and Genuine Openness to the Religious Beliefs of Others, p. 21
Schubert M. Ogden

Religious Identity and Openness in a Pluralistic World: A Christian View, p. 29
Rosemary Radford Ruether

Acceptance of the Other as a Similarly Valid Path and Awareness of One’s Self-Culpability: A Deepening Realization of My Religious Identity through Dialogue, p. 41
Kenneth K. Tanaka


The Three Minds and Faith, Hope, and Love in Pure Land Buddhism, p. 49
Sharon Baker

Buddhism, Christianity, and Modern Science: A Response to Masao Abe, p. 67
Frank Fair

Was Jesus a Buddhist?, p. 75
James M. Hanson

Transformation to Eternity: Augustine’s Conversion to Mindfulness, p. 91
Jim Highland

Aquinas and Dogen on Entrance into the Religious Life, p. 109
Douglas K. Mikkelson

On the Conceivability of Artificially Created Enlightenment, p. 123
Paul Powell

Bible and Yoga: Toward an Esoteric Reading of Biblical Literature, p. 133
Susanne Scholz

NEWS AND VIEWS, edited by Harry L. Wells

The 2004 Meeting of the Society for Buddhist-Christian Studies, p. 149
Frances S. Adeney

The 2004 Meeting of the Japan Society for Buddhist-Christian Studies, p. 153
James W. Heisig

Transformation of Hearts and Minds: Chan Zen–Catholic Approaches to Precepts, p. 155
Harry L. Wells

The 2004 Gerald Weisfeld Lectures: Buddhism and Christianity in Dialogue, p. 157
Perry Schmidt-Leukel

In Memoriam: Father Jacques Dupuis, p. 161
Greg Watts

In Memoriam: Brother Wayne Teasdale, p. 163
Jennifer Harris

BOOK REVIEWS, edited by Alice Keefe

James L. Fredericks on Catherine Cornille, ed., Many Mansions? Multiple Religious Belonging and Christian Identity, p. 167

Christopher Ives on David R. Loy, The Great Awakening: A Buddhist Social Theory, p. 170

Rita M. Gross on Serinity Young, Courtesans and Tantric Consorts: Sexualities in Buddhist Narrative, Iconography, and Ritual, p. 174

Amos Yong on B. Alan Wallace, ed., Buddhism and Science: Breaking New Ground, p. 176

Paul O. Ingram on Arthur Zajonic, The New Physics and Cosmology: Dialogues with the Dalai Lama, p. 180

John Borelli on Jacques Dupuis, SJ, Christianity and the Religions: From Confrontation to Dialogue, p. 182

Brian Karafin on Phil Cousineau, ed., The Way Things Are: Conversations with Huston Smith on the Spiritual Life, p. 186

John D’Arcy May on Ray Riegert and Thomas Moore, The Lost Sutras of Jesus: Unlocking the Ancient Wisdom of the Xian Monks, and Lindsay Falvey, The Buddha’s Gospel: A Buddhist Interpretation of Jesus’ Words, p. 190

Christian P. B. Haskett on Georges B. J. Dreyfus, The Sound of Two Hands Clapping: The Education of a Tibetan Buddhist Monk, p. 192

Edward R. Falls on Jay L. Garfield, Empty Words: Buddhist Philosphy and Cross-Cultural Interpretation, p. 196

Carl Olson on Gereon Kopf, Beyond Personal Identity: Dogen, Nishida, and a Phenomenology of No-Self, p. 200


Harold Kasimow, John P. Keenan, and Linda Klepinger Keenan, eds., Beside Still Waters: Jews, Christians, and the Way of the Buddha, p. 205