Tag: Buddhism

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Discipleship from Karma to Atonement

A New Resource on ResearchShare.

What is needed for effective discipleship among Tibetan Buddhist background believers?

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Rhythms of Spiritual Praxis as Discipleship from Karma to Atonement among Believers from a Tibetan Buddhist Background

Anyone who has spent significant time attempting to share the truths of the gospel among Tibetan Buddhist peoples can attest to it being a difficult process. It is said that in 1892 Hudson Taylor said, “To make converts in Tibet is similar to going into a cave and trying to rob a lioness of her cubs.” Even after over 100 years this statement still largely describes the situation well.

This thesis specifically looks at the causes of apostasy and the potential role of rhythmic Christian spiritual practices for deeper and transformational discipleship.

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10 Quotes from Jesus, the Path to Human Flourishing by I’Ching Thomas

The presenter for our upcoming webinar, "How Relevant is the Gospel for the Chinese."

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The Impact of Buddhism

Even When It Is More Cultural than Belief

In Asian culture, often anyone who is born in a Buddhist country is considered a Buddhist. It’s not uncommon for people with a strong family identity to consider their family and religion together.

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Seeing the Gospel from Zhuangzi’s Worldview

Could Zhuangzi have something to teach us about the gospel?

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Important Themes in Zhuangzi’s Teachings

How Buddhist teachings resonated with China's cultural identity making way for its spread. 

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Reconsidering Traditional Teachings in Difficult Times

Could the entrance of Buddhism into China offer cultural insights on how to share the message of Christ in China today?

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Paths of the Soul

A Film Review

Regardless of each person’s personal reason, the ultimate purpose of the pilgrimage was to pray for others.

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Jesus: The Path to Human Flourishing

A Book Review

An excellent book for anyone who engages with cultural Chinese or who is doing the challenging work of contextualization. 

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Religion in China—By the Numbers

Some interesting statistics from the new government White Paper on religious belief and practice in China.