The Good Heart: His Holiness the Dalai Lama Explores the Heart of Christianity - and of Humanity
Book Summary of The Good Heart: His Holiness the Dalai Lama Explores the Heart of Christianity - and of Humanity
In this accessible book, His Holiness the Dalai Lama considers such well-known Gospel passages as the Sermon on the Mount, the Healing of the Sick and the Resurrection. He offers fresh perspectives on these familiar Christian sources of faith, and also considers such widespread concerns as inner transformation, meditation, ritual, and the ideas of reward and punishment, heaven and hell. His exploration of the parallels and differences between Buddhism and Christianity gives us a model of dialogue for the coming era of global spirituality, which will open the windows of understanding for the modern spiritual seeker of any faith.
About the Author
His Holiness the Dalai Lama was born in1935 in the village of Takster in Tibet. He was enthroned officially on 22 February 1940 as the XIV Dalai Lama, but Chinese occupation forced him to flee the country in 1959. Since then he has campaigned tirelessly for aid for Tibet and also for other international causes. His efforts for peace and the environment have earned him many awards, including the Palketta Award, the Raoul Wallenberg Congressional Human Rights Award and the 1989 Nobel Peace Prize.
Details of Book: The Good Heart: His Holiness the Dalai Lama Explores the Heart of Christianity - and of Humanity (BSID:14491)
|Book||The Good Heart: His Holiness the Dalai Lama Explores the Heart of Christianity - and of Humanity|
|Author||Dalai Lama Xiv|
|Publisher||Rider & Co.|
|Number of Pages||288|
|Dimensions||7.8 x 5.12 x 0.59 inches|
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An intelligent and spirited debate, that respects both Buddhism and Christianity while being steadfast and honest about their differences. A perfect model of interfaith communication, something that is desperately needed.
I would not know where to start from. It has so many aspects and it made me think about so many things. If you ever feel good about yourself, just read this book and you will understand how far along are you on the way to being "good". And yet, despite this, I was happy to read it, to get a chanc...
The premise for this book is fantastic! Talk His Holiness, the Dalai Lama, into speaking before a Christian audience in Middlesex University, London. Call it The Good Heart, emphasizing the humanitarian aspects of both Christianity and Buddhism. Give him eight passages of Gospel scripture to read...
The fascinating thing about this book is that it touches on one of the aspects of wisdom, empathetic understanding of another engendering multiple simultaneous perspectives and respect.The story is a simple one. A group of Christian meditators with contacts with Tibetan Buddhists invites the Dali...
This book provides an insight into the thinking of the Dalai Lama when he spoke at the 1994 John Main Seminar where he read and reflected upon selections from the Gospels. The major point that stays with me is that every individual seeks some spiritual guidance and that while there may be some si...
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