Compiled by Robert A. Jonas, 2006

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Abe, Masao and Christopher Ives. Divine Emptiness and Historical Fullness : A Buddhist-Jewish-Christian Conversation With Masao Abe. Trinity Press International, 1995.

Abe, Masao. Buddhism and Interfaith Dialogue. Edited by Steven Heine. Honolulu: University of Hawaii Press, 1995.

Abe, Masao. Zen and Western Thought. Honolulu: University of Hawaii Press, 1985.

Aitken, Robert and David Steindl-Rast. The Ground We Share: Everyday Practice, Buddhist and Christian. Liguori, Missouri: Triumph Books, 1994.

Arnold, Kenneth. Night Fishing in Galilee: The Journey Toward Spiritual Wisdom. Cambridge, MA: Cowley Publications, 2002.

Arnold, Kenneth. On the Way: Vocation, Awareness, and Fly Fishing.

Arraz, James. Christianity in the Crucible of East-West Dialogue: A Critical Look at Catholic Participation; and God, Zen and the Intuition of Being. Inner Explorations, Volume IV: East-West Contemplative Dialogue. CA: Inner Growth Books, 2001.

Barciauskas, Jonas. Landscapes of Wisdom: In Search of a Spirituality of Knowing. Lanham, NY: University Press of America, 2000.

Barnhart, Bruno and Joseph Wong. Purity of Heart and Contemplation: A Monastic Dialogue Between Christian and Asian Traditions. Continuum, 2001.

Bruteau, Beatrice. What We Can Learn From the East. New York: Crossroad, 1995.

Bruteau, Beatrice, ed. The Other Half of my Soul: Bede Griffiths and the Hindu-Christian Dialogue. Wheaton, IL: Quest Books, 1997.

Carmody, Denise Lardner and John Tully. Mysticism: Holiness East and West. New York: Oxford University Press, 1996.

Carmody, Denise Lardner, and John Tully Carmody. Serene Compassion : A Christian Appreciation of Buddhist Holiness. Oxford U. Press (Publication date: April 1, 1996), ISBN: 0195099699.

Carter, Robert E. God, The Self and Nothingness: Reflections: Eastern and Western. New York: Paragon House, 1990.

Chetwynd, Tom. Zen and the Kingdom of Heaven: Reflections on the Tradition of Meditation in Christianity and Zen Buddhism. Boston: Wisdom Publications, 2001.

Cobb, John B., Jr. & Christopher Ives, eds. The Emptying God: A Buddhist-Jewish-Christian Conversation. Maryknoll, New York: Orbis Books. The Faith Meets Faith Series, 1990.

Corless, Roger J., and Paul F. Knitter. Buddhist Emptiness and Christian Trinity: Essays and Explorations. Mahwah, N.J.: Paulist Press, 1990.

Cornille, Catherine. Many Mansions? Multiple Religious Belonging and Christian Identity. Faith Meets Faith Series. Maryknoll, NY: Orbis, 2002.

Cupitt, Don. Taking Leave of God. New York: Crossroad, 1981.

The Dalai Lama (Tenzin Gyatso). The Good Heart: A Buddhist Perspective on the Teachings of Jesus. Boston: Wisdom Publications, 1996.

Damascene, Hieromonk. Christ the Eternal Tao. Platina, CA: Valaam Books, 1999.

D’Costa, Gavin. The Meeting of Religions and the Trinity. Maryknoll, NY: Orbis, 2000.

de Mello, Anthony, S.J. Sadhana: A Way to God: Christian Exercises in Eastern Form. St. Louis: The Institute of Jesuit Sources, 1978.

Dunne, Carrin. Buddha & Jesus: Conversations. Springfield, IL: Templegate, 1975.

Du Boulay, Shirley. The Cave of the Heart: The Life of Swami Abhishiktananda (Henri Le Saux). Maryknoll: Orbis Books, 2005.

Enomiya-Lassalle, Hugo. Living in the New Consciousness. Boston: Shambhala, 1988.

Finley, James. Merton’s Palace of Nowhere: A Search for God through Awareness of the True Self. Notre Dame, IN: Ave Maria Press, 1978.

Fredericks, James L. Buddhists and Christians: Through Comparative Theology to Solidarity. Maryknoll, N.Y., Orbis Books, 2004.

Fredericks, James L. Faith Among Faiths: Christian Theology and Non-Christian Religions. NY: Paulist Press, 1999.

Freeman, Laurence. Common Ground: Letters to a World Community of Meditators. NY: Continuum, 1999. [available through Medio Media, Tucson, AZ]

Freeman, Laurence. The Selfless Self. NY: Continuum. [available through Medio Media, Tucson, AZ]

Funk, Mary Margaret, OSB. Thoughts Matter: The Practice of the Spiritual Life. Foreword by Kathleen Norris. New York: Continuum, 1998, 2002.

Graham, Dom Aelred. Zen Catholicism. New York: Harcourt, Brace & World, 1963.

Gross, Rita M. Buddhists Talk About Jesus, Christians Talk about the Buddha. NY: Contiuum, 2000.

Gruber, Elmar R. and Holger Kersten. The Original Jesus: The Buddhist Sources of Christianity. Rockport, MA: Element Books, 1995.

Habito, Ruben L.F. Healing Breath: Zen Spirituality for a Wounded Earth. Maryknoll, N.Y.: Orbis Books, 1993.

Habito, Ruben L.F. Living Zen, Loving God. John Keenan, Foreword. Wisdom Publications, Boston, 2004.

Habito, Ruben L.F. Total Liberation: Zen Spirituality and the Social Dimension. Maryknoll, N.Y.: Orbis Books, 1989.

Hackett, David. The Silent Dialogue: Zen Letters to a Trappist Monk. New York: Continuum, 1996.

Hand, Thomas, S.J. and Chwen Jiuan A. Lee. A Taste of Water: Christianity Through Taoist-Buddhist Eyes. New York: Paulist Press, 1990.

Hanh, Thich Nhat. Going Home: Jesus and Buddha as Brothers. NY: Riverhead Books (Putnam), 1999.

Hanh, Thich Nhat. Living Buddha, Living Christ. New York: Riverhead, 1995.

Heim, S. Mark. The Depth of the Riches: A Trinitarian Theology of Religious Ends. Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 2001.

Hauser, Richard J., S.J. Moving in the Spirit: Becoming a Contemplative in Action. New York: Paulist Press, 1986.

Ingram, Paul O. and Frederick J. Streng, editors. Buddhist-Christian Dialogue: Mutual Renewal and Transformation. University of Hawaii Press, 1986.

Ingram, Paul O. Wrestling with the Ox: A Theology of Religious Experience. NY: Continuum, 1997. (at Pacific Lutheran U.)

Johnston, William. “Arise, My Love. . .”: Mysticism for a New Era. Maryknoll: Orbis Books, 2,000. [I, RAJ, did a blurb for this book, printed on the back of the first edition, paperback.]

Johnston, William. Being In Love: The Practice of Christian Prayer. London: William Collins Sons & Co., (Fount paperbacks), 1988.

Johnston, William. Christian Mysticism Today. San Francisco: Harper & Row, 1984.

Johnston, William. The Inner Eye of Love: Mysticism and Religion. San Francisco: Harper & Row, 1978.

Johnston, William. Lord Teach Us to Pray. London: HarperCollins, 1991.

Johnston, William. The Mirror Mind: Spirituality and Transformation. San Francisco: Harper & Row, 1981.

Johnston, William. Mystical Theology: The Science of Love. Maryknoll, NY: Orbis Books, (UK: HarperCollins, 1995) 1998.

Johnston, William. The Still Point: Reflections on Zen and Christian Mysticism. New York: Fordham University Press, 1970.

Jonas, Robert A. Rebecca: A Father’s Journey from Grief to Gratitude. New York: Crossroad, 1996.

Jonas, Robert A. Cigarette Smoke and Incense: A Perfect Storm of Healing, a chapter in Into the Mountain Stream: Psychotherapy and Buddhism. Paul C. Cooper, editor. Lanham, MD: Jason Aronson, 2006.

Jonas, Robert A. Loving Someone You Can’t See, a chapter in Beside Still Waters: Jews, Christians, and the Way of the Buddha. Harold Kasimow, Linda Keenan & John Keenan, eds. Foreword by Jack Miles, author of God, A Biography. (Boston: Wisdom Publications, 2003). [Read review at:]

Jonas, Robert A. My Dear Far-Nearness: The Holy Trinity as Spiritual Practice. Maryknoll: Orbis Books, 2022.

Jonas, Robert A. The Empty Bell: A Contemplative Community, a chapter in Handbook of Spirituality for Ministers: Perspectives for the 21st century, volume 2 in Robert J. Wicks, ed. Pages 486-506. NY and Mahweh, NJ: Paulist Press, 2000.

Jones, James W. The Mirror of God: Christian Faith as Spiritual Practice–Lessons from Buddhism and Psychotherapy. NY: Palgrave Macmillan, 2003.

Kadowaki, J.K. Zen and the Bible. Intro by William Johnston. First published in Japanese in 1977 by Shunjusha, Tokyo as Koan to Seisho no Shindoku. Maryknoll, NY: Orbis Books, 2002.

Kaisch, Ken, Ph.D. Finding God: A Handbook of Christian Meditation. New York: Paulist Press, 1994.

Kamenetz, Rodger. The Jew in the Lotus: A Poet’s Rediscovery of Jewish Identity in Buddhist India. HarperSanFrancisco, 1994.

Kasimow, Harold, Linda Keenan & John Keenan, eds. Beside Still Waters: Jews, Christians, and the Way of the Buddha. Foreword by Jack Miles, author of God, A Biography. (Boston: Wisdom Publications, 2003).

Keating, Thomas. The Heart of the World: A Spiritual Catechism. New York: Crossroad, 1988.

Keating, Thomas. Invitation to Love: The Way of Christian Contemplation. Rockport, Massachusetts: Element Books, 1992.

Keating, Thomas. Open Mind, Open Heart. New York: Amity House, 1986.

Keating, Thomas. Reawakenings. New York: Crossroad, 1992.

Keenan, John P. The Gospel of Mark: A Mahayana Reading. Maryknoll, NY, 1995.

Keenan, John P. The Meaning of Christ: A Mahayana Theology. Faith Meets Faith Series. Maryknoll, NY: Orbis Books, 1993.

Keenan, John P. The Wisdom of James: Parallels with Mahayana Buddhism. N.Y., The Newman Press, 2005.

Kennedy, Robert E. Zen Gifts to Christians. New York: Continuum, 2000.

Kennedy, Robert E. Zen Spirit, Christian Spirit: The Place of Zen in Christian Life. New York: Continuum Books, 1995.

Kinahan, Timothy. A Deep but Dazzling Darkness: A Christian Theology in an Interfaith Perspective. Dublin, Ireland. Columbia Press, 2006.

King, Robert H. Thomas Merton and Thich Nhat Hanh: Engaged Spirituality in an Age of Globalization. New York & London: Continuum Publishing Group, 2001.

Lai, Whalen & Michael von Bruck. Christianity and Buddhism: A Multi-Cultural History of Their Dialogue. Maryknoll: Orbis, 2001.

Lefebure, Leo D. The Buddha & The Christ: Explorations in Buddhist and Christian Dialogue. Maryknoll, NY: Orbis Books, 1993.

Lee, Jiuan A. and Thomas G. Hand. A Taste of Water: Christianity Through Taoist-Buddhist Eyes. New York: Paulist Press, 1990.

Leong, Kenneth S. The Zen Teachings of Jesus. New York: Crossroad, 1995.

Lopez, Donald S., Jr. and Steven C. Rockefeller. The Christ and the Bodhisattva. Albany, New York: State University of New York Press, 1987.

Louth, Andrew. Discerning the Mystery: An Essay on the Nature of Theology. Oxford: Clarendon Paperbacks, 1983, 1989.

Louth, Andrew. The Origins of the Christian Mystical Tradition: From Plato to Denys. Oxford, England: Clarendon Press, 1981.

Mabry, John. God As Nature Sees God: A Christian Reading of the Tao Te Ching. Rockport, MA: Element Books, 1994.

Main, John. Word into Silence. Tucson: Medio Media.

Main, John. The Heart of Creation. NYC: Continuum, 1998.

Maloney, George A., S.J. Why Not Become Totally Fire? The Power of Fiery Prayer. New York: Paulist Press, 1989.

Marion, Jim. Putting on the Mind of Christ: The Inner Work of Christian Spirituality. Forward by Ken Wilbur. Charlottsville, VA: Hampton Roads Publishing Co., 2000.

May, Gerald G., M.D. Addiction & Grace. San Francisco: Harper & Row, 1988.

May, Gerald G., M.D. The Awakened Heart: Living Beyond Addiction. San Francisco: Harper Collins, 1991.

Mayers, Gregory. Listen to the Desert: Secrets of Spiritual Maturity From the Desert Fathers and Mothers. Liguori, Missouri: Triumph Books, 1996.

Meadow, Mary Jo. Gentling the Heart: Buddhist Loving-Kindness Practice for Christians. Crossroad, 1994.

Meadow, Mary Jo, Kevin Culligan and Daniel Chowning. Purifying the Heart: Buddhist Insight Meditation for Christians. New York: Crossroad, 1994.

Merton, Thomas. Contemplative Prayer. Garden City: Image Books, 1971.

Merton, Thomas. Mystics & Zen Masters. New York: Dell Publishing, 1961.

Merton, Thomas. The Way of Chuang Tzu. Boston & London: Shambhala, 1992.

Merton, Thomas. Zen and the Birds of Appetite. New York: New Directions, 1968.

Mitchell, Donald W. Spirituality and Emptiness: The Dynamics of Spiritual Life in Buddhism and Christianity. Foreword by Keith J. Egan, preface by Masao Abe. New York: Paulist Press, 1991.

Mitchell, Donald W. and James Wiseman, O.S.B., eds. The Gethsemane Encounter: A Dialogue on the Spiritual Life by Buddhist and Christian Monastics. New York: Continuum, 1998.

Mommaers, Paul and Jan Van Bragt. Mysticism: Buddhist and Christian/Encounters with Jan Van Ruusbroec. New York: Crossroad, 1995.

Pieris, Aloysius, S.J. Love Meets Wisdom: A Christian Experience of Buddhism. Faith Meets Faith Series. Maryknoll: Orbis Books, 1988.

Panikkar, Raimundo. Blessed Simplicity: The Monk as Universal Archetype. NY: Seabury Press, 1982.

Panikkar, Raimundo. The Cosmotheandric Experience: Emerging Religious Consciousness. NY: Marknoll, 1993.

Panikkar, Raimundo. The Silence of God: The Answer of the Buddha. Faith Meets Faith Series. Maryknoll, N.Y.: Orbis Books, 1989.

Pennington, M. Basil. Centered Living: The Way of Centering Prayer. New York: Doubleday, 1986.

Pennington, M. Basil. Centering Prayer. Garden City, N.Y.: Image Books, 1982.

Rahner, Karl. “Dogmatic Reflections on the Knowledge and Self-Consciousness of Christ.” Theological Investigations. Vol. V, Baltimore: Helicon, 1966, pp. 193-215.

Riegert, Ray and Thomas Moore, eds. Translation (from Chinese) by Jon Babcock. The Lost Sutras of Jesus: Unlocking the Ancient Wisdom of the Xian Monks. Seastone (Ulysses Press): Berkeley, CA 2003.

Samartha, S. J. One Christ–Many Religions: Toward a Revised Christology. Faith Meets Faith Series. Marknoll, NY: Orbis Books, 1991.

Shannon, William H. Silence on Fire: The Prayer of Awareness. New York: Crossroad, 1991.

Suzuki, D.T. Mysticism, Christian and Buddhist. New York: Harper & Row/Perennial Library, 1957.

Toon, Peter. Meditating As a Christian: Waiting Upon God. London: HarperCollins, 1991.

Waldenfels, Hans. Absolute Nothingness: Foundations for a Buddhist-Christian Dialogue. Translated by J. W. Heisig. New York: Paulist Press, 1980.

Walker, Susan, ed. Speaking of Silence: Christians and Buddhists on the Contemplative Way. New York: Paulist Press, 1987.

Yagi, Seiichi and Leonard Swidler. A Bridge to Buddhist-Christian Dialogue. New York: Paulist Press, 1988.

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