[Buddha-l] Christovao Ferreira, the first Western Zen Buddhist

Stefan Detrez stefan.detrez at gmail.com
Mon Dec 19 04:21:26 MST 2005

I just learned the Jesuit Christovao Ferreira converted to Zen Buddhism
(albeit with deadly torture in the proximity) and started writing
anti-Christian pamflets.

http://opencopy.org/content/view/71/36/ (based on Batchelor's *'The
Awakening of the West: The Encounter of Buddhism and Western Culture'*)

Have any of these been published in an Indo-European language?

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