Michael Hooey is a former Buddhist who reconverted to Christianity during the Covid-19 crisis. This was caused at least in part because of his disillusionment with the Buddhist community's flaccid capitulation to the madness that overtook society.
In this special episode, Church of England Rev Jamie Franklin discussed with Michael the appeal of Buddhist spirituality for people in the post-Christian secular West, points of similarity and difference from Christianity, Michael's experience of Buddhism during the Covid-19 crisis, the question of whether all faiths are equally valid and can lead to God, and why Christianity holds a more satisfying answer to the ultimate questions than Buddhism. Michael is a perceptive, intelligent and experienced commentator and this is an important conversation for anybody with an interest in world religions and Christianity.
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