Black & Buddhist : what Buddhism can teach us about race, resilience, transformation & freedom
|Format:||Print Book 2020|
|Availability:||Available at 1 Library 1 of 4 copies|
What does it mean to be black and Buddhist? In this powerful collection of writings, African American teachers from all the major Buddhist traditions tell their stories of how race and Buddhist practice have intersected in their lives. The resulting explorations display not only the promise of Buddhist teachings to empower those facing racial discrimination but also the way that black Buddhist voices are enriching the Dharma for all practitioners. As the first anthology comprised solely of writings by African-descended Buddhist practitioners, this book is an important contribution to the development of the Dharma in the West.
Published ReviewsPublisher's Weekly Review: "
-- United States.
African Americans -- Religion.
|Publisher|| Boulder, Colorado :2020
Yetunde, Pamela Ayo,
Giles, Cheryl A., editor.
Ferguson, Gaylon Jules, writer of foreword.
xxxii, 189 pages ; 22 cm
Includes bibliographical references (pages 179-183).