Brother Lawrence of the Resurrection and Mindfulness in Buddhism: A comparison between the teachings and practices of Brother Lawrence and Ajahn Sumedho
Independent thesis Basic level (degree of Bachelor), 10 credits / 15 HE creditsStudent thesis
This work will explore some of the possible relationships between the teachings and spiritual practices of two religious teachers – Brother Lawrence of the Resurrection and Ajahn Sumedho. Brother Lawrence was a Discalced Carmelite brother that lived in France during the 17th century. Ajahn Sumedho is a monk within the Thai Forest Tradition of Theravadan Buddhism, who currently lives in Hertfordshire, UK. This exploration will include even a description of their respective religious heritage, together with a short discussion of the value or shortcomings of the comparative method of research.
Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
2012. , 40 p.
Brother Lawrence, Ajahn Sumedho, comparative religion, Christianity, Buddhism, mysticism.
IdentifiersURN: urn:nbn:se:hig:diva-12138Archive number: HRV:C12:13OAI: oai:DiVA.org:hig-12138DiVA: diva2:534651
Subject / course
Humans – nature – religion
Ristiniemi, Jari, Universitetslektor
Dahlin, Olov, Universitetslektor