Buddhist-Christian Studies, vol. 35 (2015)

Buddhist-Christian Dialogue: Moving Forward
Thomas Cattoi and Carol Anderson, vii

Multiple Religious Belonging

Deep Listening and Virtuous Friendship: Spiritual Care in the Context of Religious Multiplicity
Duane R. Bidwell, 3

Like an Elephant Pricked by a Thorn: Buddhist Meditation Instructions as a Door to Deep Listening
Willa B. Miller, 15

Reflections on Jewish and Christian Encounters with Buddhism
Harold Kasimow, 21

Whose Buddhism? Whose Identity? Presenting and/or Misrepresenting Shin Buddhism for a Christian Audience
Kkristin Johnston Largen, 29

Integrating Christ and the Saints into Buddhist Ritual: The Christian Homa of Yogi Chen
Rrichard K. Payne, 37

Religious Dualism and the Problem of Dual Religious Identity
Jonathan A. Seitz, 49

Spiritually Bilingual: Buddhist Christians and the Process of Dual Religious Belonging
Jonathan Homrighausen, 57

Comparative Theology

Sunyata and Otherness: Applying Mutually Transformative Categories from Buddhist-Christian Dialogue in Christology
Susie Paulik Babka, 73

Comparing Eckhartian and Zen Mysticism
Jijimon Alakkalam Joseph, 91

Suñña at the Bone: Emily Dickinson’s Theravadin Romanticism
Adam Katz, 111

Bodhicitta and Charity: A Comparison
Luke Perera, 121

In Defense of Frugality: Insights from “Green Contemplatives” across Traditions
Wioleta Polinska, 147

Prolegomena to a Comparative Reading of The Major Life of St. Francis and The Life of Milarepa
Massimo A. Rondolino, 163

Comparative Theology Is Not “Business-as-Usual Theology”: Personal Witness from a Buddhist Christian
Paul F. Knitter, 181

“Wide Open to Life”: Thomas Merton’s Dialogue of Contemplative Practice
Judith Simmer-Brown, 193

News and Views, edited by Jonathan A. Seitz

The Annual Meeting of the Society for Buddhist-Christian Studies
Sandra Costen Kunz, 207

Buddhist-Christian Dialogue and Comparative Scripture
Thomas Cattoi, 211

Using The Spiritual Exercises of Ignatius of Loyola as a Basis for a Buddhist-Christian Retreat
Len Tischler and Andre Delbecq, 213

Society for Buddhist-Christian Studies Frederick J. Streng Award 2014
SBCS Streng Award Committee, 219

Book Reviews, edited by Sid Brown

Carol S. Anderson on Hsiao-Lan Hu, This-Worldly Nibbāna: A Buddhist-Feminist Social Ethic for Peacemaking in the Global Community, 223

Rita M. Gross on Nirmala S. Salgado, Buddhist Nuns and Gendered Practice: In Search of the Female Renouncer; Pascale Engelmajer, Women in Pali Buddhism: Walking the Spiritual Paths in Mutual Dependence; Alice Collett, Women in Early Indian Buddhism: Comparative Textual Studies, 226

Brian D. Berry on Ruben L. F. Habito, Zen and the Spiritual Exercises, 234

John D’Arcy May on Robert Magliola, Facing Up to Real Doctrinal Difference: How Some Thought-Motifs from Derrida Can Nourish the Catholic-Buddhist Encounter, 238

Ruben L. F. Habito on Addison Hodges Hart, The Ox-Herder and the Good Shepherd: Finding Christ on the Buddha’s Path, 242

John D’Arcy May on Elizabeth Harris, Hope: A Form of Delusion? Buddhist and Christian Perspectives, 245

Amos Yong on Mario L. Aguilar, Church, Liberation, and World Religions: Towards a Christian-Buddhist Dialogue, 247