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Salvation and Liberation: Revisiting an Interfaith Classic
Tricycle: The Buddhist Review
  • Philip Novak, Department of Religion and Philosophy, Dominican University of California
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Book Review
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Religion and Philosophy

"'Love the pitcher less and the water more.' This is how the Sufi poet Rumi fashioned the key to a global spirituality -- not a new religion, but a growing recognition that the religions we have are multiform containers of a single precious planetary resource, idioms of a universal spiritual grammar. It is hard to imagine a more beautiful heeding of Rumi's counsel than Thich Nhat Hanh's Living Buddha, Living Christ, a reading of Buddhism and Christianity (and, by implication, other faiths) as vast cultural-symbolic contexts for enabling human ethical maturity." ~ from the review


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Philip Novak. "Salvation and Liberation: Revisiting an Interfaith Classic" Tricycle: The Buddhist Review Vol. 16 Iss. 4 (2007) p. 100 - 103
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