Buddhism Basics

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Because there are many branches of Buddhism (and multiple contradictory teachings within), it’s tricky to nail down what we might call Buddhism 101. But that’s sorta what you’ve got with…

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Buddhism Influencing the Church

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At a Cincinnati Christian University grad school forum in 2010, Dr. Johnny Pressley had done a presentation about Buddhism’s influence on Hollywood. Dr. Jack Cottrell—knowing about the related research we…

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Out of My Mindfulness Part 3

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Part 1 and Part 2 of this little series lead in to this foundational question: Is mindfulness/meditation an Eastern religion practice or not? With its use in schools, businesses, and…

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Out of My Mindfulness Part 2

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Part 1 of this series told of the ACLJ’s action against Buddhist meditation being forced on school kids. The ACLJ’s researchers dug into general (not just school-related) reports on mindfulness/meditation.…

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