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In Search of the Christian Buddha by Lopez, Donald S., Jr. & Peggy McCracken
In Search of the Christian Buddha: How an Asian Sage Became a Medieval Saint
by Lopez, Donald S., Jr. & Peggy McCracken
 
The story of St. Josaphat, a prince who gave up his wealth and kingdom to follow Jesus, was one of the most popular Christian tales of the Middle Ages, yet it is remembered today only because of the similarities of the story to that of the Buddha. The fascinating account of how the Buddha was transformed into a Christian saint traces the path of the tale from India and shows how it evolved, adopting details from each culture as it spread.
 
Published 2014 by W. W. Norton, Hardcover, 272 Pages, ISBN: 9780393089158, ISBN-10: 0393089150, List Price $24.95.

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