This work explores the key doctrinal themes of sin, redemption, death, resurrection and the divine mystery. The expression of these as they are found in Christianity, Hinduism and Buddhism lead him to what he terms The Centre, where we can find the essence of all faith.
Bede Griffiths was an English Benedictine monk who achieved worldwide recognition for his pioneering efforts to bridge the great traditions of Christian and Hindu faith, thought and custom. For 35 years until his death in 1993, he ran the Christian ashram of Shantivanam in India, a Benedictine community open to people of all faiths. His many classic works include The Marriage of East and West.