Monks in conversation

October 1996
Christian Century;10/16/96, Vol. 113 Issue 29, p968
Focuses on the meeting between Buddhist and Catholic monastics and teachers at the Gethsemani Abbey near Bardstown, Kentucky in July 1996. Dalai Lama's interest in dialogue with Christian monks following his first conversation with Thomas Merton in 1968; Discussion of meditation practices; Diversity of Buddhist perspectives; Similarity of monastic environment between Buddhists and Catholics.


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