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Buddhism and Christianity in Dialogue: The Gerald Weisfeld Lectures 2004, and: Buddhism, Christianity and the Question of Creation: Karmic or Divine? (review)

Buddhism and Christianity in Dialogue: The Gerald Weisfeld Lectures 2004, and: Buddhism,... BOOK REVIEWS ing God (see especially p. 113). This book is highly recommended for introductory seminary courses in spirituality and for faith development programs. Robert P. Kennedy St. Francis Xavier University BUDDHISM AND CHRISTIANITY IN DIALOGUE: THE GERALD WEISFELD LECTURES 2004. Edited by Perry Schmidt-Leukel. London: SCM Press, 2005. 262 þ x pp. BUDDHISM, CHRISTIANITY AND THE QUESTION OF CREATION: KARMIC OR DIVINE? Edited by Perry Schmidt-Leukel. Burlington, VT: Ashgate, 2006. 182 þ xii pp. Perry Schmidt-Leukel has been professor of systematic theology and religious studies at Glasgow University since 2000, and member of the secretarial board of the European Network of Buddhist-Christian Studies (ENBCS) since 1997. The volumes under review are collections of essays presented at conferences sponsored respectively by Glasgow University and ENBCS. Buddhism and Christianity in Dialogue derives from the second series of the Gerald Weisfeld Lectures organized by the university's Centre for Inter-Faith Studies, whereas many of the essays in Buddhism, Christianity and the Question of Creation were produced for the fifth conference of the ENBCS, which was devoted to the theme of creation. In the following, I will summarize these two books and then comment more extensively on Schmidt-Leukel's project in particular, especially http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Buddhist-Christian Studies University of Hawai'I Press

Buddhism and Christianity in Dialogue: The Gerald Weisfeld Lectures 2004, and: Buddhism, Christianity and the Question of Creation: Karmic or Divine? (review)

Buddhist-Christian Studies , Volume 27 (1) – Aug 30, 2007

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BOOK REVIEWS ing God (see especially p. 113). This book is highly recommended for introductory seminary courses in spirituality and for faith development programs. Robert P. Kennedy St. Francis Xavier University BUDDHISM AND CHRISTIANITY IN DIALOGUE: THE GERALD WEISFELD LECTURES 2004. Edited by Perry Schmidt-Leukel. London: SCM Press, 2005. 262 þ x pp. BUDDHISM, CHRISTIANITY AND THE QUESTION OF CREATION: KARMIC OR DIVINE? Edited by Perry Schmidt-Leukel. Burlington, VT: Ashgate, 2006. 182 þ xii pp. Perry Schmidt-Leukel has been professor of systematic theology and religious studies at Glasgow University since 2000, and member of the secretarial board of the European Network of Buddhist-Christian Studies (ENBCS) since 1997. The volumes under review are collections of essays presented at conferences sponsored respectively by Glasgow University and ENBCS. Buddhism and Christianity in Dialogue derives from the second series of the Gerald Weisfeld Lectures organized by the university's Centre for Inter-Faith Studies, whereas many of the essays in Buddhism, Christianity and the Question of Creation were produced for the fifth conference of the ENBCS, which was devoted to the theme of creation. In the following, I will summarize these two books and then comment more extensively on Schmidt-Leukel's project in particular, especially

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