Finally, you mentions the Eight-fold Path, and actions. Jesus was originally a Hebrew, but became the founder of the new religion known as Christianity. Look at the scientific and other evidence I refer to. Peace Be Upon them all. Can we live one day without breathing air. God gave you the capability to think and make your own choice for a reason. Those are just a few of the things.
The last three components of the path are classified under mental development. For Buddhists though, if one does not achieve Nirvana in this lifetime, the being undergoes rebirth of a new entity depending on the Karma bestowed on that being during his lifetime. Indeed, virtually every major Christian doctrine is denied in Buddhism and vice versa. In the 20th century such as , , and the former nun , and such as , and the have taken part in an dialogue about Buddhism and Christianity. There is plenty of evidence for this, and little for alternative theories.
The following is a comparison between Christianity and Buddhism. Monotheism is the belief or doctrine in one eternal god. They are expounded very thoroughly in Buddhism. The middle path for natural suffering and non attachment for mental suffering. Why are you so worried about other faiths? Realize that God is the Creator of all matter, space and time — everything. Additionally, both Christianity and Buddhism have faced reduced influence and number of believers in their countries of origin. He is God who became man, so that we could be brought back into right standing with our Maker.
Buddhism is divided into many a number of traditions. But He is also just, and must punish sin. Every religion has its differences but most strive for a just life and the right morals. But there was no other way. The teachings of the two also differ vastly. Only prayer can connect a believer with their Creator, through the Spirit that is within each child of God.
Several prominent Greek Buddhist missionaries are known and and the Indo-Greek king converted to Buddhism, and is regarded as one of the great patrons of Buddhism. Please note that t his is a response to these published Buddhist position statements, based on what the Bible says, and my own experience as a Christian. No such mentioning is done in Buddhism. The Bible teaches prayer, in addition to meditation. We could go on, but suffice it to say the form of romantic humanism that inspires liberal religionists to see basic similarities in the two faiths is no more than wishful thinking.
God gives the individual one life to prove that they are worthy of eternal life. One must not be attached to good deeds or the idea of doing good; otherwise it is just another form of craving. So He must judge sins, but desires that all of His creation be saved. If you want to receive Jesus as your Savior, simply speak to God, verbally or silently, and tell Him that you receive the gift of salvation through Jesus. It is believed that Christian God is jealous and denies co-existence of similar supreme beings. Indeed, in the East between Nestorian Christianity and Buddhism existed along the throughout Antiquity and the Middle Ages, and was especially pronounced in the medieval , as evidenced by the.
Furthermore, He was resurrected, proving that not even death could conquer Him. Last but not least, in Buddhism, individuals strive at becoming a Buddha, that is, becoming a supreme and enlightened being. I pray that you open your heart to Him, and allow Jesus to come into your live so that you may be saved, and become part of His family. Friendly Buddhist and Christian encounters are the vogue on some university campuses. Study the bible my friend. Maybe you mean you are Protestant.
Some people believe that the spread of Christianity had direct responsibility for the fall of the Empire, but truthfully, it was more of a failing of Roman culture than the cause of the fall. Pointing to a truth or set of truths. Do you know the Lord? The message Muhammad received told him that there was but one God which parallels what is written in the Ten Commandments. In a modern vernacular context, particularly in the Himalayas, samsara is also a word used to describe the how life is full of attachments and comings-and-goings, a subtle state of suffering. Christianity on the other hand has firm beliefs of sins that are punishable by separation from God the Creator. Critical Thinking Assignment — Buddhism I. There is really only 1 solution to the sin problem — Jesus Christ.
Buddism claims there is no Creator God. Which means there are only the most primitive things in the world, like mountain, water, humans. They cannot provide a right standing before the almighty Creator. So it is not part of the design. Allowed, but not compulsory Virtue s in which religion is based upon Love.
They taught that Christ and Christianity ideology included the concept of equality in the afterlife. It is sinful if one does not see or understanding reality as Buddhism defines it. In fact, animals are worlds apart from humans in terms of demonstrations of self-awareness and higher thought. Rites Seven sacraments: Baptism, confirmation, Eucharist, penance, anointing of the sick, holy orders, matrimony Catholic and Orthodox. I think it is incorrect to try and make a comparison of both religions.