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Frederick J. Streng Book Award: An Interview with Harold Kasimow, John Keenan, and Linda Keenan

Frederick J. Streng Book Award: An Interview with Harold Kasimow, John Keenan, and Linda Keenan FREDERICK J. STRENG BOOK AWARD Frederick J. Streng Book Award An Interview with Harold Kasimow, John Keenan, and Linda Keenan The recipient of the Frederick J. Streng Book of the Year Award for 2004 is Beside Still Waters: Jews, Christians, and the Way of the Buddha, edited by Harold Kasimow, John P. Keenan, and Linda Klepinger Keenan. This book provides the reader with a combination of reflection on the creatively transformative power of interreligious dialogue and documentation of that creative transformation in the lives of committed Jews and Christians in dialogue with Buddhism. The bulk of this book consists of candid, autobiographical essays by seven Jewish and Christian scholars in the form of personal testimony, which, taken as a whole, presents an extended argument for the value of interfaith dialogue in general and Buddhist-Christian-Jewish dialogue in particular. The final section of the book consists of four essays written from sociological, Jewish, Christian, and Buddhist perspectives by authors who have read the primary essays and reflect on interreligious dialogue more broadly in light of their own particular experience and research. Those who read Beside Still Waters as seekers will find themselves in the company of fellow pilgrims on the http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Buddhist-Christian Studies University of Hawai'I Press

Frederick J. Streng Book Award: An Interview with Harold Kasimow, John Keenan, and Linda Keenan

Buddhist-Christian Studies , Volume 25 (1) – Oct 10, 2005

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FREDERICK J. STRENG BOOK AWARD Frederick J. Streng Book Award An Interview with Harold Kasimow, John Keenan, and Linda Keenan The recipient of the Frederick J. Streng Book of the Year Award for 2004 is Beside Still Waters: Jews, Christians, and the Way of the Buddha, edited by Harold Kasimow, John P. Keenan, and Linda Klepinger Keenan. This book provides the reader with a combination of reflection on the creatively transformative power of interreligious dialogue and documentation of that creative transformation in the lives of committed Jews and Christians in dialogue with Buddhism. The bulk of this book consists of candid, autobiographical essays by seven Jewish and Christian scholars in the form of personal testimony, which, taken as a whole, presents an extended argument for the value of interfaith dialogue in general and Buddhist-Christian-Jewish dialogue in particular. The final section of the book consists of four essays written from sociological, Jewish, Christian, and Buddhist perspectives by authors who have read the primary essays and reflect on interreligious dialogue more broadly in light of their own particular experience and research. Those who read Beside Still Waters as seekers will find themselves in the company of fellow pilgrims on the

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Published: Oct 10, 2005

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