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Buddhist Responses to Globalization

by James Mark Shields, Leah Kalmanson, John W. M. Krummel & Melanie L. Harris et al.

This interdisciplinary collection of essays highlights the relevance of Buddhist doctrine and practice to issues of globalization. From philosophical, religious, historical, and political perspectives, the authors...


But the Buddha Didn't Raise Children

by Linda Stein-Luthke & Martin F. Luthke Ph.D.

Have you ever wondered how many of the spiritual masters and enlightened teachers have been parents? What have you learned from them about parenting? Are parenting and spiritual growth two separate paths? What...


One Dharma: The Emerging Western Buddhism

by Joseph Goldstein

One of America's most respected Buddhist teachers distills a lifetime of practice and teaching in this groundbreaking exploration of the new Buddhist tradition taking root on American soil.


Translating Totality in Parts: Chengguan's Commentaries and Subcommentaries to the Avatamska Sutra

by Guo Cheen

This book offers an annotated translation of two of preeminent Chinese Tang dynasty monk Chengguan’s most revered masterpieces. With this book, Chengguan’s Commentaries to the Avatamsaka Sutra and The Meanings...


Introduction to Symbolic Logic and Its Applications

by Rudolf Carnap

A clear, comprehensive, and rigorous treatment develops the subject from elementary concepts to the construction and analysis of relatively complex logical languages. It then considers the application of symbolic...


The Book of Tea

by Kakuzo Okakura & Everett Bleiler

Hardcover gift edition of the bestselling book that introduced Western audiences to the tea ceremony. It traces the custom from its roots in Taoism to its role as a Zen meditative discipline.


The Kyoto School's Takeover of Hegel: Nishida, Nishitani, and Tanabe Remake the Philosophy of Spirit

by Peter Suares

The Kyoto School grafts the presuppositions and methodology of Hegel's idealism onto the Japanese Buddhist worldview. In The Kyoto School's Takeover of Hegel, Peter Suares evaluates the success of the three...


Fragments of Reality

by Petri Kajander

Fragments of Reality is a Zen-like modern version of insights that Bankei, Huang Po and others have said from ancient times.

Kajander uses Ramana Maharshi’s Who am I –method to enquire into the inner world...


Nietzsche's Epic of the Soul: Thus Spoke Zarathustra

by T. K. Seung

The author deciphers Nietzsche's most enigmatic work as Zarathustra's epic campaign to save secular culture from degradation in the godless world. In this epic reading, the ostensibly atheistic work turns out...


101 Selected Sayings of Buddha

by Irfan Alli

In 101 SELECTED SAYINGS OF BUDDHA you will learn:

1. The secret of meaningful existence.

2. What determines who you become.

3. How to find peace for yourself.

4. What lures us to evil.

5. How character is formed....


Essence of the Dhammapada: The Buddha's Call to Nirvana

by Eknath Easwaran

Eknath Easwaran, translator of the best-selling edition of the Dhammapada, sees this powerful scripture as a perfect map for the spiritual journey. Said to be the text closest to the Buddha’s actual words,...


There Is No God and He Is Always with You: A Search for God in Odd Places

by Brad Warner

Can the Zen approach provide an answer to the seemingly irresolvable God-or-no-God debate? Is there a way to be an atheist and yet still believe in God? Is there a way to be a true believer and yet still doubt?...


Against the Stream

by Noah Levine

Buddha was a revolutionary. His practice was subversive; his message, seditious. His enlightened point of view went against the norms of his day—in his words, "against the stream." His teachings changed the...


Bhakti and Philosophy

by j Raj Singh

Bhakti is a remarkable feature and tendency of human existence having to do with one's devoted involvement with a person, object, deity, or a creative project. Bhakti and Philosophy aims to trace the larger...


Essential Chan Buddhism: The Character and Spirit of Chinese Zen

by Guo Jun, Kenneth Wapner & Robert Thurman

An inspiring introduction to Chan Buddhism in a value-priced hardcover edition. Perfect for daily spiritual guidance and gifts.


Empowering Bernard Lonergan's Legacy: Toward Implementing an Ethos for Inquiry and a Global Ethics

by John Raymaker

Raymaker offers an interdisciplinary approach to Bernard Lonergan’s work. He presents a series of five “feedback matrices” to situate his work within a historical context. One can best empower Lonergan’s...


The Art of Living

by Epictetus & Sharon Lebell

Epictetus was born into slavery about 55 ce in the eastern outreaches of the Roman Empire. Once freed, he established an influential school of Stoic philosophy, stressing that human beings cannot control life,...


Buddhism and Postmodernity: Zen, Huayan, and the Possibility of Buddhist Postmodern Ethics

by Jin Y. Park

Through a close analysis of Zen encounter dialogues (gong'ans) and Huayan Buddhist philosophy, Buddhism and Postmodernity offers a new ethical paradigm for Buddhist-postmodern philosophy.


Our life in the Lotus Sutra

by Massimo Claus

This book does not deal with the Lotus Sutra from a doctrinal point of view. It provides instead a lay interpretation closer to people busy in living their everyday lives. 

What is the relationship of the Lotus...


Buddhism

by Joan Duncan Oliver

A modern guide to the teachings of Buddhism

Buddhism: An Introduction to the Buddha’s Life, Teachings, and Practices is an indispensable guide to a 2,600-year-old wisdom tradition that has transformed the...