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@Fosdick mentioned in another thread the possibility and difficulty of finding teachings about enlightenment in Christianity:
Maybe a good topic for another thread, but I can't help observing that there is some similarity in the two positions. In Buddhism, everyone is "saved" and they don't even have to be Buddhist to inhabit this state. All are "saved", but we don't realize or see it.
To see it takes a lot of work.
In Christianity - as I understand it - only Christians are "saved". They don't see it either, they have only to accept the dogmas of the Church - that is, to take someone else's word for it. My experience has been that "seeing" hardly rates a mention in the average congregation - One of the reasons I hightailed it out of there a long time ago.
Christians also can become enlightened, or something like it, but it never seemed to me that they get much help in doing so. Nonetheless, the two approaches are not completely incompatible.
In some Christian mysticism it is recognised that other traditions reach states of being or grace that are comparable to the interior journey with Christ. Here for example are my efforts at expression from other perspectives, including the Christian ...
Neither Buddhist, Christian, Islamic or Flying Speghetthi Monster enlightenment is easy for dabblers. However the interior landscape in my experience is indeed the same.
Are we on the same path as our brothers and sister?