In just a few words, Prof. Mary Poplin cites Dalai Lama in answering the question beautifully: "Can a person be a Christian and Buddhist at the same time?"
Professor Mary Poplin is a serious scholar and her talk was both informative and provocative, especially for those who are interested in comparing different worldviews against the Christian worldview. Prof. Poplin sees worldviews as operating systems of the mind which are far more powerful and efficient than modern computers. They shape what we think is plausible and reject what does not seems plausible. She expounds four global, dominant worldviews and explains how the Christian worldview would be interpreted differently or even contradicted by the other three secular worldviews.