A few back and forth responses between Barbara O’Brien and Professor Paul Flesher. You can start here and work your way backward. Professor Flesher kicks it off by attempting to explain Buddhism in 600 words, beginning and ending by comparing it to atheism.

Well, Buddhism is complex (and some argue that rather than one Buddhism there are Buddhisms) but recent experiences with Twitter have made me think that 600 words is a lot of room. We have only, as another professor, William Strunk Jr., said, to make every word tell. Explain Buddhism in a single tweet, 140 characters. How many characters in John 3:16?

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