I visited my my family this weekend for a picnic. They live in Chicago. I live almost eight hours away and other family members live even farther. It is rare to get us all together and so I felt compelled to show. I had to deal with many questions of my Buddhist faith. Most of my family is heavily invested into their Christianity and to them, the concepts of any other faith are considered false.
So how do you speak with a Christian that is trying to understand that Buddhism a wholesome practice for everyone?
WHAT KIND OF BUDDHIST or CHRISTIAN ARE YOU?
The first issue that must be addressed, I realized, is that when we say Christian or Buddhist there is an assumption that all Buddhists and Christians practice their faiths homogenously.
Of course, this is not true. Ask a Catholic about their faith and it becomes clear that…
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