Meditation in Buddhism and Prayer in Judaism and Christianity: A Tip of the Iceberg for Divergences and Convergences
It is estimated that in any given day in America, up to 20 million people engage in some form of meditation. We will explore the implications of this popularity to better understand the divergences and convergences found in the teachings, ethical action, and practices among the three religions.
What Buddhists Can Learn from Jews and Christians to be Better Buddhists, and Vice Versa
Prof. John Cobb has spoken of “mutual transformation” as one of the outcomes of interfaith dialogue. It’s often said that Buddhists can learn more about social action from Jews and Christians, while they can learn more about inner spirituality from Buddhists. We shall explore this as well as other issues.