The Bible had been translated in full into Slavonic, Czech, Greek, Aramaic, English, Hungarian, and Latin; as well as portions of it into various other languages by the time the Reformation started. Although given the difficulty of printing most people were unable to obtain a copy.Sherman said:It wasn’t until the protestant reformation that ordinary people were able to read the Bible.
Sherman said:I think at the deepest level the two approaches are pointing to the same unknowable truth using language which is always extremely inadequate to explain the ultimate concern. Words are not the truth. Words are pointers to the truth.
It's very true that words are merely pointers to the truth, but there are large differences between the teachings of Christianity and Buddhism that are more than just words. While there are many moral and philosophical similarities, there are serious dogmatic differences. To a Christian, there is nothing in our faith deeper than the triune God, which is not part of the Buddhist religion.