Author(s): Ravi Zacharias
Have you ever wondered what Jesus would say to Mohammed? Or Buddha? Or Oscar Wilde? Maybe you have a friend who practices another religion or admires a more contemporary figure. Drop in on a conversation between Jesus and some well-known individuals whose search for the meaning of life took them in many directions -- and influenced millions. Popular scholar Ravi Zacharias sets a captivating scene in this first in the intriguing Conversations with Jesus books. Through dialogue between Christ and Gautama Buddha that reveals Jesus' warm, impassioned concern for all people, God's true nature is explored. It's a well-priced, hard cover volume readers will want to own, and also share with others. From the Hardcover edition.
"Ravi takes a scholarly yet imaginative approach to apologetics. The dialogue he sets forth in this unique drama will educate, enthrall, and enlighten you--and everyone you share it with--for years to come."BRUCE WILKINSON, AUTHOR OF THE #1 "NEW YORK TIMES "BESTSELLER "THE PRAYER OF JABEZ"" ""The works of Ravi Zacharias are a vital resource around our house, and this latest addition to our intellectual arsenal is delightfully different: a vivid, dramatized meeting of the minds through which the truth of the gospel--and Dr. Zacharias's impeccable logic--shines forth with enjoyable clarity."FRANK PERETTI "Ravi Zacharias is a first-rate thinker and a preeminent Christian apologist. With "The Lotus and the Cross, "Zacharias now demonstrates that he is also a gifted and imaginative writer. This captivating dialogue not only clears up confusion about the claims of Christ and Buddha, but also provides us with a highly entertaining read."CHUCK COLSON "With signs of spiritual warfare all around us, this book challenges all Christians--male and female--to arm up and engage the enemy. Its pages are chock-full of fascinating insights and solid, practical, biblical advice. It's a must-read for everyone who takes seriously Christ's command to 'Fight the good fight.'"MARY KASSIAN, PRESIDENT OF ALABASTER FLASK MINISTRIES
For thirty-five years Ravi Zacharias (M.Div., Trinity International University) has spoken all over the world in great halls and universities including Harvard, Princeton, and Oxford. He is listed as a distinguished lecturer with the Staley Foundation and has appeared on CNN and other international broadcasts. The author of numerous books, he powerfully mixes biblical teaching and Christian apologetics. His weekly radio program, Let My People Think, is broadcast over 1,500 stations worldwide, and his weekday program, Just Thinking, began airing in November 2004. He is president of Ravi Zacharias International Ministries. Some of his publications include Beyond Opinion:Living the Faith We Defend; The End of Reason; Walking from East to West; The Grand Weaver; Cries of The Heart; Recapture the Wonder: Experiencing God's Amazing Promise of Childlike Joy and Jesus Among Other Gods: The Absolute Claims of the Christian Message