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What Christianity Can Learn from the Dalai Lama
Originally Posted: 09/17/2014 - 9:06am | Type: Blog

Historically, Christianity hasn’t been very open to the idea of being influenced by other religions. In the early days of the faith, we borrowed from Hellenism, Zoroastrianism, Gnosticism, Judaism and various ...

Asked to Embrace Capitalism, the Dalai Lama Demurs
Originally Posted: 02/21/2014 - 4:28pm | Type: Blog

Some of the brightest pro-business minds in the nation prodded the Dalai Lama on Thursday to offer a warm endorsement of capitalism. Some of the brightest pro-business minds in th ...

Dalai Lama Wows Maryland Crowd, Rubs Noses With Governor
Originally Posted: 05/08/2013 - 10:01am | Type: Blog

His English was terribly broken, and punctuated by sudden fits of giggles. But for nearly an hour, the Dalai Lama entranced an arena full of admirers, who said his message came across just fine. ...

The Story Behind the Dalai Lama’s Chair
Originally Posted: 10/10/2012 - 10:13am | Type: Blog

For the Dalai Lama, it’s all about the oversized chair. SYRACUSE, N.Y. — Lots of rock stars expect cushy perks at the venues where they perform. Requests can include special foo ...

Is the Dalai Lama Calling for the End of Religion?
Originally Posted: 09/13/2012 - 3:52pm | Type: Blog

It’s one thing when philosophers, atheists, or even religious folks on the fringes of a system call for serious reevaluation, but when the Dalai Lama says it, that’s enough to give me pause and wonder if this ...

Dalai Lama Wins Templeton Prize for Work on Science, Religion
Originally Posted: 03/29/2012 - 2:00pm | Type: Blog

Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th Dalai Lama, won the 2012 Templeton Prize on Thursday (March 29), a $1.7 million award that is often described as the most prestigious award in religion. NE ...

Four Friends' Perspectives on Tiger Woods' Buddhism
Originally Posted: 08/31/2011 - 3:39pm | Type: Blog

<p>Apart from the Dalai Lama, who reportedly had never heard of him until earlier this week, Tiger Woods is the most famous Buddhist on the planet.</p> <p>But until Woods invoked his Buddhist ...

Interfaith Interaction at Parliament of the World's Religions
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 7:19am | Type: Blog

I recently returned from 8 days in Melbourne Australia where I attended the 2009 Parliament of the World's Religions. I recently returned from 8 days in Melbourne Australia w ...

'Greek Moments' in South Africa and Zimbabwe
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 7:17am | Type: Blog

During my studies in theology, my colleagues and I jokingly referred to particularly difficult concepts or issues that we had a hard time understanding as "a Greek moment," or say "this is Gree ...