Buddhism in pre-Christian Britain. by Donald Alexander Mackenzie

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Talk at the Physics and Tibetan Buddhism Conference, University of California, Santa Barbara January Origen stated that Buddhists co-existed with Druids in pre-Christian Britain: "The island (Britain) has long been predisposed to it (Christianity) through the doctrines of the Druids and Buddhists, who had already inculcated the doctrine of the unity of the Godhead" (Commentary on Ezekiel).

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Confucianism is for the present. Unlike many other evolving nations, the Japanese never dropped anything. In pre Christian Britain the land was ruled by the Celts (which I am one) the Druids (which I am also one) and the religions of nature.

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Thus, most inhabitants of Rome were polytheistic -- they worshiped several different gods and demigods depending on their own situations and : Sam O'neal. From Imperialism and Conquest to Identification and Allegiance Anglophone literature about the historical contact between Buddhism and the West focuses overwhelmingly on the Anglo-American experience, whether through 19th century encounters in Asia via the British Empire’s colonial administrators, scholars, and Christian missionaries or the American foray into Japan.

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