Environmental Philosophy in Christianity and Buddhism
Meeting Places for a Dialogue
Keywords:Christianity, Buddhism, environmental philosophy, human-nature relationship
Questions concerning the human–nature relationship have received attention both within contemporary Christianity and Buddhism. Since the twentieth century an interesting and fruitful dialogue has been going on between the two religions. This article describes and discusses possible themes for a Buddhist–Christian dialogue on issues of environmental philosophy. The theoretical starting-point is the belief that Christianity and Buddhism are not static and unchanging entities, but open to learning from each other.
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