Encountering Jesus and Buddha: Their Lives and Teachings
Luz, Ulrich and Axel Michaels
Maloney, Linda, translator
Minneapolis: Fortress, 2006 pp. xv + 231. $16.00
Description: Themes include the relative importance of Jesus and the Buddha within Christianity and Buddhism and their different perspectives on the self, the self's future, love, and ethics. They explore Jesus' and the Buddha's different notions of passion and suffering, meditation, prayer, and commitment to the world, history, and community.
Subjects: Methods, Theological Approaches, Comparative Religion, Buddhism
Review by Migaku Sato
Citation: Migaku Sato, review of Ulrich Luz And Axel Michaels, Encountering Jesus and Buddha: Their Lives and Teachings, Review of Biblical Literature [http://www.bookreviews.org] (2007).
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