Originally Posted by psychoslice
Remember that the bible is only one source of information, it has over many years lost its true value, I think for you, reading the words of the Buddha, or just the words of Jesus, you can buy yourself a bible that has the words of Jesus in red. Now try to read these words as if you have read them for the very first time, don't let others opinions over cloud what you are reading, if you do you will always have nothing but second-hand knowledge.
Good suggestion, though it is hard sometimes in the process to shake those teachings out of ones brain, to make room for new thoughts...
...it is well worth it though