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"The Influence of Buddhism on Primitive Christianity" by Arthur Lillie. Published by Good Press. Good Press publishes a wide range of titles that encompasses every genre. From well-known classics & literary fiction and non-fiction to forgotten−or yet undiscovered gems−of world literature, we issue the books that need to be read. Each Good Press edition has been meticulously edited and formatted to boost readability for all e-readers and devices. Our goal is to produce eBooks that are user-friendly and accessible to everyone in a high-quality digital format.
The Influence of Buddhism on Primitive Christianity by Arthur Lillie. CONTENTS: Introductory -- Moses -- Buddha -- The Four Presaging Tokens -- After Buddha's Death -- The Apostles of the Bloodless Altar -- The Gospel According to the Hebrews -- The Essene Jesus -- The Anti-Essene Jesus -- The Church of Jerusalem -- Johannine Buddhism -- Rites -- Index. Reproduction of 1893 Edition.
This is the extended and annotated edition including * an extensive annotation of more than 10.000 words about the history and basics of Buddhism, written by Thomas William Rhys Davids Lillie draws parallels between Eastern philosophy and mysticism and the story and teachings of Jesus Christ and his disciples, and claims that the latter was strongly influenced by the former. Contents: Introduction. Chapter I - S'iva. Chapter Ii - Baal Chapter Iii - Buddha Chapter Iv - "The Wisdom Of The Other Bank" Chapter V - King Asoka Chapter Vi - The Mahayana Chapter Vii - Avalokitishwara Chapter Viii - The Cave Temple And Its Mysteries Chapter Ix - Architecture Chapter X - The Essenes Chapter Xi - The Essene Jesus Chapter Xii - More Coincidences Chapter Xiii - Rites Chapter Xiv - Paulinism Chapter Xv - Transubstantiation Chapter Xvi - Ceylon Chapter Xvii - Alexandria Chapter Xviii - Ophis And The Serpents Chapter Xix - Descent Into Hell
On the life of Gautama Buddha; polemic against views expressed by Thomas William Rhys Davids, 1843-1922, in his Lectures on the origin and growth of religion as illustrated by some points in the history of Indian Buddhism (Hibbert lectures, 1881)