Buddha by Faith Alone?: True Pure Land Buddhism from a Christian perspective (Comparative Theology Essays Book 1) by [Plant, Thomas]

Why has True Pure Land Buddhism, the largest Buddhist sect in Japan, received so little attention in the West? And how might its founder Shinran Shonin’s teachings of salvation by ‘faith’ or ‘deep entrusting’ contribute to Christian disputes in a similar vein?
This small book outlines True Pure Land doctrine and draws on the theology of Dionysius the Areopagite to consider such questions and suggest how Christians might learn from and engage with Buddhism. Scholarly but readable, it will be of interest to general readers in Christianity and Buddhism, historians of the western reception of Buddhism, and anyone interested in comparative theology and inter-faith encounter.
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The opinions represented herein are those of Thomas Plant only.