Category Archives: Buddha

‘I am the Way, the Truth, and the Life’; Is Jesus the Only Way to Life? Yes and No

When we read of the teaching and actions of Jesus, it becomes clear that Jesus is nothing if not inclusive. He is free with forgiveness, healing, and acceptance and is not at all the sort of person who creates barriers. … Continue reading

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Do All Religions Lead to the Same Place? Not Really

I am a theologically progressive believer. I am not among those who contend that all religions besides Christianity are false religions and have nothing of value to offer. Neither do I agree with Christians who insist that all who follow … Continue reading

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Jesus, the Buddha, and the Good News

Recently, I received a series of comments and questions from a Buddhist who had been a Catholic previously. After some initial dialog, I responded more comprehensively with this comment; it is edited slightly for a wider audience. Hi GB, You shared … Continue reading

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Living in a World of Pain, Suffering, and Alienation

We realize it early in life. We are hungry; we become sick or disfigured; we lose our loved ones. We have pain—terrible pain, and it is not only physical pain but mental anguish. There is war, famine, and destruction by … Continue reading

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Something is Wrong

Notice September 5, 2013 This article, Something is Wrong, has been revised and improved. It can now be found under its new title: Living in a World of Pain, Suffering, and Alienation

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