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Spiritual Transformations: Science, Religion, and Human Becoming
Karl E. Peters
No preview available - 2008
act of understanding Anselm argue arhat Ashoka aspect attained enlightenment awakening believe birth bodhisattva Buddha Buddhaís teaching called chapter Christian doctrine Christus Victor church concept context cosmic cosmos creation death dependent origination described Dharma dhist disciples discussion doctrine of salvation Donald Lopez emphasizes emptiness engage evil example experience faith final form of Buddhism Four Noble Truths four sights Gadamer Gadamerís Gautama goal Godís grace Godís kingdom Godís love human existence Ibid important individual insight interpretation interreligious dialogue Jesus Christ Kalachakra karma lives Lopez Lotus Sutra Mahayana Buddhism mandala mantra means mind monks Nagarjuna nirvana Noble Truth oneís oneself ourselves particular path person pratityasamutpada reality realize realm rebirth recognize rela relationship religion religious traditions resurrection samsara Sangha saving schools of Buddhism soteriology specific suffering sunyata theology things tion tionship transformation understanding of salvation Vajrayana vows Weaver writes