Buddhists, Get Your Prayer On: Reflections on Christian Spontaneous Prayer by a Buddhist Chaplain

  • Harrison Blum
Part of the Pathways for Ecumenical and Interreligious Dialogue book series (PEID)


Buddhist chaplain Harrison Blum draws inspiration from spontaneous Christian prayer in challenging Western Buddhists to expand the often internal, silent, and measured nature of their practice into something more relational, spoken, and prophetic. Drawing from examples of his university, medical, and psychiatric care chaplaincy work, Blum describes his own path to finding his authentic voice in praying across faith traditions, and in turn invites further modalities of Buddhist practice beyond silent meditation and Dharma talks.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Harrison Blum
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  1. 1.Emerson CollegeBostonUSA

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