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Colleen Ludgate

Colleen Ludgate
Community manager and editor of the social networking site www.funadvice.com. To live, to help, to grow...

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The Buddhist view of Christianity


Buddhism and Christianity are not so different that they ought to be enemies. Buddhism is both a theistic and an atheistic religion, allowing its followers to choose their belief (and many do believe in God, just like the Christian faith), but the comparison does not lie in God, alone.

As a child, I was mesmerized with the extraordinary ability my mother had to simply ?tune things out?. As she sat, nose in book, with the telephone resonating it?s urgent message, demanding to be picked up, and the dog barking through the window at the cat across the street, I often wondered if her quiet mastery was somehow related to a hearing problem. It wasn?t.