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Growing in love and wisdom : Tibetan Buddhist sources for Christian meditation

Author: Susan J Stabile
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, ©2013.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Susan Stabile, well-versed in both Tibetan Buddhist and Christian meditation techniques, demonstrates how Buddhist meditation practices can be fruitfully adapted to a Christian context.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Susan J Stabile
ISBN: 9780199862627 0199862621
OCLC Number: 783148889
Description: vii, 260 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: The value of interreligious dialogue --
Core truths that operate across faith traditions --
The importance of prayer and affective experience --
Why look to Tibetan Buddhism? --
Friend, enemy, stranger --
Sending and taking (tong-len) --
The kindness of others --
Exchanging self and others --
The four immeasurables --
Inexhaustible love --
Giving the four elements --
Appreciating the gifts of our birth --
Impermanence --
Death --
Overcoming anger and developing patience --
Eight worldly concerns --
Taking refuge --
Seeing ourselves as Christ --
Meditating on the "I" --
Meditations to develop concentration and mindfulness --
Other practices.
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