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Grace and kamma: A case study of religio-cultural encounters in Protestant and Buddhist communities in Bangkok and its relevant environs, Thailand.


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The study on "grace and kamma: a case study of religio- cultural encounters in Protestant and Buddhist communities in Bangkok and its relevant environs, Thailand" is composed of documentary research and field work. The main thesis of the dissertation is that Thai Christians under the CCT have been influenced by culturally embedded Thai Buddhist notions of kamma. To repeat, in this study, the essence of Christianity focuses on the central doctrine of grace, while the essence of Buddhism focuses on its central doctrine of kamma.