Is Karma Biblical?

By R. L. Wilson / September 22, 2020

In Hinduism and Buddhism, karma is the result of a person’s actions as well as the actions themselves. The actions of a person in this life (and previous lives) impact…

What does the Bible Say about Reincarnation?

By Dr. Dillon Burroughs / December 13, 2018

Eastern religions and a growing number of people in Western culture accept the belief that people are reincarnated after death. What does the Bible say about this issue?
First, a key verse in this discussion can be found in Hebrews 9:27: “people are destined to die once, and after that to face judgment.” Scripture is clear we only live one time, not many.

Does Zen Work in the Real World?

By The John Ankerberg Show / August 27, 2014

  Zen as Self-Disintegration Sooner or later “zazen leads to a transformation of personality and character.”[1] It “effects a fundamental change in oneself, philosophical and intellectual, as well as psychological.…

Salvation in Zen Buddhism

By The John Ankerberg Show / August 27, 2014

Salvation and Works In order to attain enlightenment, Bodhidharma, the “founder” of Zen, purportedly sat before a wall for nine years without speaking to anyone![1] One can honestly wonder if…

God and Zen Buddhism

By The John Ankerberg Show / August 27, 2014

  Theologically Zen denies relevance to God and practically speaking it is atheistic. Ruth Fuller Sasaki denies relevance to God while affirming absolute relevance for “THIS”: Zen does not hold…

Buddhism and Jesus Christ

By The John Ankerberg Show / January 20, 2014

As a whole, Buddhism has little directly to say about Jesus Christ. It does acknowledge what most men do: that He was a great person. For the most part, however,…

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