Our friend, Kate O’Shea passed away on July 17.
On our birthdays, Thich Nhat Hanh encourages us to say “Happy Continuation Day!” The day we are born is not a totally fresh beginning of new life, but a continuation of life. 386 more words
Buddhists say that their religion is non-theistic. This may be the case but it is still a form of idolatry from the Biblical perspective.
If you’re a Christian then any form of Buddhism, even the most seemingly innocent practices of Buddhism like Yoga are off-limits. 292 more words
Buddhism and Christianity have inherent and fundamental differences at the deepest levels, beginning with monotheism’s place at the core of Christianity and Buddhism’s orientation towards non-theism and its rejection of the notion of a creator deity which runs counter to teachings about God in Christianity. 311 more words
I remember listening to a TA talk about Nietzsche’s ideas on vitalism and the overman in Thus Spoke Zarathustra in an undergraduate course on Existentialism. As he was blabbing, I blurted “It’s Daoism.” That comment stopped the TA cold. 782 more words
Christian sexual ethics are fairly simple: Don’t. But if you can’t help yourself, get married first. And then only do it with your spouse, and as often as is necessary to prevent either from straying from the marriage (1 Corinthians 7: 1-39). 1,073 more words