“Saint Siddhārtha: Making the Buddha a Christian” - from Before Religion, by Brent Nongbri

Brent Nongbri is a post-doctoral research fellow in early Christianity at Macquarie University in Sydney, Australia. His 2013 book, Before Religion: A History of a Modern Concept, offers a corrective to the modern concept of religion “as a universal phenomenon, a part of the ‘natural’ human experience that is essentially the same across cultures and throughout history.”

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Blessings,
Mike

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