Buddhist-Christian Studies, vol. 30 (2010)

EDITORIAL by Mahinda Deegalle, v


The Prospects for a Mahāyāna Theology of Emptiness: A Continuing Debate
John P. Keenan, 3

“Till Death Do Us Part”? Buddhist Insights on Christian Marriage
Wioleta Polinska, 29

ENBCS Conference Papers
edited by Perry Schmidt-Leukel

Introduction: Authority in Buddhism and Christianity
Elizabeth Harris, 41

The Crisis of Authority: From Holy Obedience to Bold Moral Imagination in European Christianity
Kajsa Ahlstrand, 49

The Crisis of Authority: Buddhist History for Buddhist Practitioners
Rita M. Gross, 59

Scriptural Authority: A Christian (Protestant) Perspective
Reinhold Bernhardt, 73

Scriptural Authority: A Buddhist Perspective
Shi Zhiru, 85

Spiritual Authority: A Christian Perspective
Karl Baier, 107

Spiritual Authority: A Buddhist Perspective
Shenpen Hookham, 121

Institutional Authority: A Christian Perspective
Terrence Merrigan, 133

Institutional Authority: A Buddhist Perspective
Dhammanandā Bhikkhunī (Chatsumarn Kabilsingh), 147

Political Authority: A Christian Perspective
Michael von Brück, 159

Political Authority: The Two Wheels of the Dharma
Whalen Lai, 171

NEWS AND VIEWS edited by Peter A. Huff

Eighth Conference of the European Network of Buddhist-Christian Studies
John D’Arcy May, 189

Eleventh General Meeting of the International Thomas Merton Society
Christine Bochen, 195

The Annual Meeting of the Society for Buddhist-Christian Studies
Sandra Costen Kunz and Amos Yong, 197

BOOK REVIEWS edited by Alice A. Keefe

Benjamin J. Chicka on Tao Jiang, Contexts and Dialogue: Yogācāra Buddhism and Modern Psychology on the Subliminal Mind, and Jonathan Bricklin, ed., Sciousness, 201

Rita M. Gross on Jeannine Hill Fletcher, Monopoly on Salvation? A Feminist Approach to Religious Pluralism, 205

Nancy R. Howell on Paul O. Ingram, Buddhist-Christian Dialogue in an Age of Science, 209

Peter A. Huff on Paul F. Knitter, Without Buddha I Could Not Be a Christian, 211

Brian Karafin on Sallie B. King, Socially Engaged Buddhism, 215

Kristin Johnston Largen on Bonnie Bowman Thurston, ed., Merton and Buddhism: Wisdom, Emptiness and Everyday Mind, 218

Terry C. Muck on Alan Strathern, Kingship and Conversion in Sixteenth-Century Sri Lanka: Portuguese Imperialism in a Buddhist Land, 221

Jeff Wilson on Richard K. Payne, ed., Path of No Path: Contemporary Studies in Pure Land Buddhism Honoring Roger Corless, 225

James A. Wiseman on Sunghae Kim and James W. Heisig, eds., Monasticism, Buddhist and Christian: The Korean Experience, 228

Amos Yong on Robert Wilkinson, Nishida and Western Philosophy, 231