Phil Jackson is a well-known man in the basketball world, as a championship coach and leader. Not only for his knowledge of basketball was he considered great, it was also for his use of alternative spiritual methods to assist his coaching. Through his Naturalist and Pantheist worldview he left a legacy of a role model. Phil Jackson’s money and career, views about the nature of God, and family are ultimately shaped by his worldview of Naturalism and Pantheism. Comparing my worldview of Christianity to Phil Jackson’s family, career, and nature of God, we will determine whether the role model status is relevant to how I perceived a role model.
To interacting in social life, they both emphasize meditation and self-discipline skills. They praise the sympathy and teach human should respect for life. Buddhism teaches to renounce all desire. Christianity teaches to keep yourselves from unworthy and unclean appetency. Mahayana Buddhists believe in heaven and hell with rewards or punishments future, which is similar to conceptions about the payoff futures’ Christianity.
Meeting Gotama, the Buddha, is a turning point in Siddhartha’s path towards wisdom. Gotama claims his way of living is the true way of salvation, but Siddhartha thinks that there is a gap in his lessons. Siddhartha says to the Buddha, “You have learned nothing through teachings, and so I think, O Illustrious One, that nobody finds salvation through teaching. To nobody, O Illustrious One, can you communicate in words and teachings what happened to you in the hour of enlightenment” (p. 33). Even though Siddhartha considers the Buddha as an enlightened, wise person, he believes that his teachings are unreliable.
In Confessions, St. Augustine expresses his free will theodicy, which is one of the most influential theodicies and serves as a prominent foundation to Christianity. He explains his theodicy as the following: free will, not evil, causes sin. St. Augustine, an influential church father believed that our ultimate good of human beings is to lead a spiritual life and turn toward God. He emphasizes that humans cannot do this by themselves. In fact, it requires Gods grace alongside our free will.
Buddhism is a nontheistic religion based on the teachings of Siddhartha Gautama in the 5th Century BC. It has been argued whether or not Buddhism should be regarded a... ... middle of paper ... ...ive of the afterlife. Both religions have an ultimate goal that religious believes must follow in order to obtain a utopian world. Yet, to reach these goals, Christianity and Buddhism vary as they both explore different concepts that must be understood and achieved before reaching a utopian world. Christians believe that one must obey the commandments w/o fail to reach heaven, Buddhists believe that a person who leads a good life, will be reborn into a good life.
Both of these forms are significantly different from the other and the following essay will attempt to compare and contrast Buddhism in India and China. Theravada Buddhism is the old, conservative school, also called Hinayana by its detractors. Prevalent in India, Cambodia, Laos, Sri Lanka and Thailand, it emphasizes the ideal of the arhat – one who, as a monk, achieves enlightenment by his own efforts. In Theravada the Buddha is r... ... middle of paper ... ... does not realize it. The aim of meditation is to achieve the realization that our true nature is nothing less than the Buddha nature.
He is the best college basketball coach because, most importantly, he puts his players first, he has an unbelievable reputation for sending young athletes the NBA, he is a great recruiter, he has proven that he is a winner, and he has accomplished an incredible amount of accomplishments at such a young age. As a parent, the main component that you look for in a coach is that he cares for your child and wants your child to reach his maximum potential, both on and off the court. John Calipari is, without a doubt, one of the few coaches in the NCAA who truly cares for his players and puts their well- being in front of everything else. John Calipari is universally known as a coach that cares more about his players than himself. There is an incredible amount of evidence that supports the idea of John Calipari being a “players-first” type of coach.
Salvation was granted by God alone. However their flesh was still bound by temporal laws on earth because it did not affect the soul. First, the basis of Christian freedom was Luther’s belief of an inner man and an outer man. The inner man was the spiritual man, and the outer man the flesh. For Luther, freedom was not for the outer man but for the inner person.
Both Chinese Buddhism and Western Christianity are religion, but in the realm of thoughts and culture, they are important symbols of Oriental and Western culture. This paper compares the two schools' philosophy of life, so as to explore the modern meaning and value from the mankind's common culture legacy. There are many differences between Christianity and Buddhism, for instance: Christianity believes in that all things are created by God, while Buddhism denies the existence of the Creator ; Christianity holds that salvation will be obtained by faith, while Buddhism advocates to be free from world by wisdom . But fundamentally speaking , both Christianity and Buddhism (this paper mainly refers to Chinese Buddhism ) are philosophies to life. They answer the questions of where persons come from and go to , and inquire the nature of life.
1. Person-Centered Therapy posits that mankind is good and trustworthy and has with himself an innate desire to self-actualize toward wholeness, in addition to a freedom of the will that is ultimate. While the goals of self-actualization seem to be a positive end, being that it is the non-objective one always loses sight of the target. We as believers live our lives knowing that we will be forced to give an account of our actions. The goal of the Christian self-actualization is Christ, not some ghostly target, no he has a name: Jesus.