Bankei wrote:Ven Dhammika also was written "A Buddhist Critique of Fundamentalist Christianity" under the name A L De Silva. Published in 1994.
green wrote:Frankly, ever since I've become a Buddhist, I don't mind it at all when Christians try to convert me..I don't get irritated. They seem to have good intentions and do it to "save me"... .
There are some very nice people of faith in every religion and I've had the pleasure of talking to many of them...
Of course there are some who are ignorant, like the annoying korean Christian missionary who couldn't stand Buddha ... (I didn't understand why she didn't, but at that time I didn't care too much since I wasn't a Buddhist)
Now if someone really starts talking to me, I try to speak to them about the Dhamma without insulting other people's beliefs.
I have a very strong understanding of the Bible, so I've actually had some more open minded ones gain greater interest in learning the Dhamma once they see the parallels. If I can get some of them to read the Dhamma, that's cool!
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