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- Compare and contrast the teachings of Jesus and Buddha. What are some main differences between Buddhism and Christianity, Judaism, and Islam?
- How might Jesus have responded to the following line from the Buddha’s sermons: “… he in whom self has become extinct … will desire neither worldly nor heavenly pleasures”? How might the Buddha have responded to the following line from the Sermon on the Mount: “You must … be perfect, just as your heavenly Father is perfect”?
- How would Augustine of Hippo respond to Buddhism’s Four Noble Truths? How would a Roman stoic respond to the Truths?
- What aspects of your religious upbringing and education have been clarified (or challenged) by this chapter? If you had no religious upbringing, discuss the part of the chapter that interested you most and explain why.
Make sure to: Write a short essay or paragraph of at least 100 words. Do not go over 250 words. Use concrete examples/details and avoid generalities. Address all questions. Use proper grammar and punctuation. If you researched your topic and are using information from what you learned, remember to cite your sources. Do not plagiarize. Your work will be checked by turnitin.com. Do not add attachments. Post directly to the board. You will not be able to edit your assignment once you post, so please proofread and spell check before hitting post! As part of the assignment, you must also reply to two of your classmates. You will have to POST FIRST to see your classmates’ postings. Make sure your replies are thoughtful and relevant to what your classmate has posted. Try to build the discussion and keep it going. (You do not have to reply to someone who addressed the same question as you.)
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