Without Buddha I Could Not Be A Christian

Without Buddha I Could Not Be A Christian

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Being a Christian isn't easy. Sustaining belief without any doubts for one's entire life is a very rare accomplishment. Indeed, many would say that examining one's faith at least once is a central part of the Christian condition. In this landmark work, esteemed theologian Paul F. Knitter explains the unique path that he took to overcome his doubts, becoming a stronger Christian in the process. Honest and unflinching, Without Buddha I Could not be a Christian narrates each spiritual dilemma that Knitter has struggled with and explains how a Buddhist worldview has allowed him to resolve each one. From the "petitioning" nature of Christian prayer to how Christianity views life after death, Knitter argues that a Buddhist standpoint can help inspire a more person-centered conception of Christianity, where individual religious experience comes first, and liturgy and tradition second. Moving and revolutionary, this edition comes with a new postscript in which Professor Knitter reflects on and re-evaluates his position as a double-belonger.
Publisher: [United States]: Tantor Audio, 2017.
Edition: Unabridged.
ISBN: 9781541493407
1541493400
Branch Call Number: eAudiobook hoopla
Characteristics: data file
digital,digital recording
1 online resource (1 audio file (11hr., 38 min.)) : digital.
Additional Contributors: Brion, Paul
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