Very interesting, well researched and balanced piece, Frank. As a long time Chriatian with limited knowledge of Buddhism — including living in Japan for an academic session in the 1990s— I agree with your points regarding similarities and dissimilarities.

However, my take is that Christ was not a Buddhist — simply could not be.

Fundamentally, Buddha was a man. Jesus Christ was God—Man.

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Neurosurgeon. Founder, Pan Africa Children Advocacy Watch(PACAW Inc) www.pacaw.org. Author: RESCUE THYSELF: Change In Sub-Saharan Africa Must Come From Within

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Neurosurgeon. Founder, Pan Africa Children Advocacy Watch(PACAW Inc) www.pacaw.org. Author: RESCUE THYSELF: Change In Sub-Saharan Africa Must Come From Within