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In the Company of Friends: Womanist Readings of Buddhist Poems

In the Company of Friends: Womanist Readings of Buddhist Poems Melanie L. Harris American Academy of Religion greetings Thank you to the Society for Buddhist-Christian Studies for this gracious invitation. I am glad to know your president, Dr. John Makransky, as a cherished colleague and friend, and our panel is very grateful to present some of our own work from the Buddhist Resources for Womanist Reflection Consultations to you. There are so many beautiful minds in this room who have contributed great models and methods for this kind of interreligious dialogue, and we are glad to join you in what Charles Hallisey calls "the activity of understanding."1 introduction I have the pleasure this morning of providing a frame for our panel conversation today and giving you some context. The Buddhist Resources for Womanist Reflection began in 2009 at Harvard University's Center for the Study of World Religions.2 Through a generous grant, directed by Charles Hallisey and myself, we worked together to bring Womanist scholars with multiple disciplinary expertise and representing a number of different traditions together with Buddhist scholars. Together, Janet Gyatso Charles Hallisey, and Dennis Hirota guided us in an exploration into Buddhist texts. Reading particular stories from the Buddhist tradition, we as Womanist scholars deeply engaged http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Buddhist-Christian Studies University of Hawai'I Press

In the Company of Friends: Womanist Readings of Buddhist Poems

Buddhist-Christian Studies , Volume 36 – Oct 10, 2016

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Melanie L. Harris American Academy of Religion greetings Thank you to the Society for Buddhist-Christian Studies for this gracious invitation. I am glad to know your president, Dr. John Makransky, as a cherished colleague and friend, and our panel is very grateful to present some of our own work from the Buddhist Resources for Womanist Reflection Consultations to you. There are so many beautiful minds in this room who have contributed great models and methods for this kind of interreligious dialogue, and we are glad to join you in what Charles Hallisey calls "the activity of understanding."1 introduction I have the pleasure this morning of providing a frame for our panel conversation today and giving you some context. The Buddhist Resources for Womanist Reflection began in 2009 at Harvard University's Center for the Study of World Religions.2 Through a generous grant, directed by Charles Hallisey and myself, we worked together to bring Womanist scholars with multiple disciplinary expertise and representing a number of different traditions together with Buddhist scholars. Together, Janet Gyatso Charles Hallisey, and Dennis Hirota guided us in an exploration into Buddhist texts. Reading particular stories from the Buddhist tradition, we as Womanist scholars deeply engaged

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Buddhist-Christian StudiesUniversity of Hawai'I Press

Published: Oct 10, 2016

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