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Crucified Wisdom: Theological Reflection on Christ and the Bodhisattva

S. Mark Heim

Abstract

This book is the first systematic discussion of the bodhisattva path in Māhayāna Buddhism from the perspective of Christian comparative theology. With the increasing interest and participation of Christians in Buddhist practice, many are seeking a deeper exploration of this topic, and of the way the two traditions and their teachings might interface. Crucified Wisdom provides important scholarly background material for this discussion, as well as a constructive proposal for Christian engagement. The text combines a rich exposition of the bodhisattva path with detailed reflection on it in conne ... More

Keywords: Bodhicaryāvatāra, Bodhisattva, Buddhism, Christ, comparative cheology, compassion, crucifixion, Mahāyāna, Śāntideva, theology

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2018 Print ISBN-13: 9780823281244
Published to Fordham Scholarship Online: September 2019 DOI:10.5422/fordham/9780823281244.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

S. Mark Heim, author
Andover Newton Seminary at Yale