A Christian-Buddhist Dialogue: Spiritual Exercise and Practical Wisdom in the 21st Century | University of Oxford

A Christian-Buddhist Dialogue: Spiritual Exercise and Practical Wisdom in the 21st Century

Prof Alister McGrath, Venerable Abbot Shi Yongxin, Canon Brian Mountford, Prof Max Deeg, ProfTu Weiming
14:00 - 17:30
St John's College
St Giles
Oxford
OX1 3JP

Garden Quadrangle Auditorium

Lectures and seminars
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Themes:

  • Profoundly meaningful ways of learning to be human in Christianity and Buddhism
  • How leaders and scholars of both religions deal with global issues threatening the viability of humanity and environment.

Chairman:

Professor Tu Weiming, Dean of the Institute for Advanced Humanistic Studies at Peking University, and Senior Fellow of the Asian Center at Harvard University

Speakers:

  • Reverend Professor Alister McGrath, Director of the Ian Ramsey Centre for Science and Religion, University of Oxford
  • Venerable Abbot Shi Yongxin of Shaolin Buddhism Temple, Deputy Director of Chinese Buddhism Association
  • Canon Brian Mountford, Vicar of the University Church, Oxford
  • Professor Max Deeg, School of History, Archaeology and Religion, University of Cardiff

Post-Dialogue:

Shaolin Kungfu demonstration by Shaolin Temple monks