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by Marcus Borg
The first thing you notice about JESUS AND BUDDHA: THE PARALLEL SAYINGS is that the book itself is very .
The first thing you notice about JESUS AND BUDDHA: THE PARALLEL SAYINGS is that the book itself is very attractive. The sayings of Jesus are on the left page with the sayings of Buddha on the right, and the paper is deckle edged. Both of these scholars come to the same conclusion: there are many similarities between both these great teachers’ lives and their sayings.
Jesus and Buddha were separated by five hundred years, three thousand miles, and two drastically different . I recommend, with a caveat, Marcus Borg’s book Jesus: Uncovering the Life, Teachings and Relevance of a Religious Revolutionary
Jesus and Buddha were separated by five hundred years, three thousand miles, and two drastically different cultures. I recommend, with a caveat, Marcus Borg’s book Jesus: Uncovering the Life, Teachings and Relevance of a Religious Revolutionary. If you are a thinking Christian, you may not like it. If you are a Christian who turns your mind off at the door of the church, you may not like it either. Nevertheless, Mr. Borg has something useful for the both of you, and for those of you in between.
In Jesus and Buddha, these sayings, as well as equivalences between Jesus and later masters of Zen Buddhism, are presented in parallel fashion on facing pages. It is easy to see the fault of others but hard to see one's own", Buddha remarked. Uncovers the strange and unexplained parallels Jesus's sermons, Buddha's sayings, and the koans of Zen Buddhist masters. Through his teachings, Jesus not only created the Christian heritage, he also transcended traditional Western thought to reveal many of the universal truths of Buddhism. As a result, the sayings of Jesus and Buddha are often nearly identical.
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The Parallel Sayings - Parallel Sayings, Parallel Lives - Compassion - Wisdom - Materialism - Inner Life - Temptation - Salvation - The Future - Miracles - Discipleship - Attributes - Life Stories. Are there universal truths to guide us through life? If we compare the sayyings of Jesus and Budda, the answer is a heartfelt yes. Both provide the same advice on loving, living a full life, and experiennncing the sacred. One came from the West, the other from the East; and they created two distinctly different religions. Books for People with Print Disabilities.
Jesus and Buddha - Marcus Borg. See and know this for yourself, said the Buddha. Jesus pointed in the same openhanded fashion when he said, The Kingdom of God is within you. That this is universal wisdom there can be no doubt. The Parallel Sayings. Parallel sayings, parallel lives.
JESUS & BUDDHA THE PARALLEL SAYINGS This remarkable collection reveals how Jesus and Buddha . Marcus Borg You hold in your hand a remarkable and beautiful book. Jesus and Buddha are now meeting in an encounter of the spirit.
JESUS & BUDDHA THE PARALLEL SAYINGS This remarkable collection reveals how Jesus and Buddha-whether talking about love, wisdom, or materialism-were guiding along the same path. Jesus & Buddha also delves into the mystery surrounding their strikingly similar teachings and presents over one hundred examples from each. As a Christian, I grew up with Jesus and have lived with him all my life. I have not lived with the Buddha. When we listen deeply to their words we find that in many ways, they speak with one heart.
JESUS & BUDDHA THE PARALLEL SAYINGS This remarkable collection reveals how Jesus and Buddhawhether talking about love, wisdom, or materialismwere guiding along the same path.
Buddha organized his teachings into the Eightfold Path, while the teachings of Jesus are given sporadically in different books of The Holy . The quotes above contain just a few of the parallel sayings between Jesus and Buddha.
Buddha organized his teachings into the Eightfold Path, while the teachings of Jesus are given sporadically in different books of The Holy Bible. To learn more about the Eightfold Path, see: The Buddhist Eightfold Path for Modern Times. They both advocate what has come to be called The Golden Rule -treat others as you would wish to be treated. There are many others and also parallels with other Eastern teachers. You'll come away with a better understanding of religious syncretism.
When we compare the sayings of Jesus and Buddha, we see universal truths that guide us through. Now I find the answer. is plain enough to see. Happiness is impermanent, like everything else.