THE SEVENTH INTERNATIONAL BUDDHIST-CHRISTIAN CONFERENCE
Loyola Marymount University, Los Angeles,
California -- June 3-8,
Hear the Cries of the World:
Buddhism and Christianity in Dialogue Toward Global Healing.
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its beginnings 25 years ago, the Society of Buddhist Christian
Studies has brought together some of the foremost scholars,
activists, and practitioners - both monastic and lay - engaged
in the dialogue between these two great religions. The goals
have been understanding and practice. The activities of
the Society help to enhance one another's faith experience
and address the troubling issues of our global community.
Past speakers have included: John Cobb, the Dalai Lama,
Cecil "Chip" Murray, Sulak Sivaraksa, Hans Kung,
Rosemary Ruether, Walpola Rahula, Masao Abe, A.T. Ariyaratne,
David Tracy, and Rita Gross, among others.
Member - David Chappell, 64; Scholar Applied Buddhism
to Peace Efforts, Dies
initiating a series of Buddhist-Christian conferences in the
1980s, David became founding editor (1981-1995) of the academic
journal Buddhist-Christian Studies, founding Director of the
Buddhist Studies Progarm, UH (1987-1991), a co-founder of the
Society of Buddhist-Christian Studies (1988), and later its