2013 Conference of Engaged Buddhists and Liberation Theologians announced

The 2013 International Buddhist-Christian Conference, ” Enlightenment and Liberation: Engaged Buddhists and Liberation Theologians in Dialogue,” is scheduled for April 17–20 at the Union Theological Seminary in New York City. Speakers will include Pat Enkyo O’Hara, David Loy, Robert Thurman, Jan Willis, Bernie Glassman, Cornel West, and many more.

Cosponsored by the seminary and Great Seon Master Jinje, Supreme Patriarch of the Jogye order of Korean Buddhism, the conference brings Buddhist and Christian activists from around the world together to discuss the suffering that people and the planet are experiencing today, and explores the similarities and differences in Buddhist and Christian approaches to relieving suffering.

The conferences fee is $300 for general registration, $150 for students, and free for UTS students. Click here for full details and registration.