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Growing in Love and Wisdom: Tibetan Buddhist Sources for Christian Meditation

Susan J. Stabile

Abstract

This book draws on a unique dual perspective of Tibetan Buddhism and Catholicism to explore the value of interreligious dialogue, the spiritual dynamics that operate across faith traditions, and how Buddhist meditation practices can deepen Christian prayer. It begins by examining the values and principles shared by the two faiths and shows that both traditions seek to effect a fundamental transformation in the lives of believers. Both stress the need for experiences with deep emotional resonance that goes beyond the level of concepts to touch the heart. The center of the book offers fifteen Ti ... More

Keywords: Tibetan Buddhism, Catholicism, interreligious dialogue, Christian prayer, Jesus, Buddha

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2012 Print ISBN-13: 9780199862627
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: March 2015 DOI:10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199862627.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Susan J. Stabile, author
University of St. Thomas School of Law, Robert and Marion Short Distinguished Chair in Law