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The Deliciousness of Truth

Black and Buddhist: In the face of white supremacy, Buddhism reteaches us how to relate to truth and to one another. By Pamela Ayo Yetunde

A Full-Bodied Dharma

Black and Buddhist: Contributors to this volume take refuge in embodied practice and in vibrant community. By Judith Simmer-Brown

Citizens of Two Realms

During her year as a monk, a millennial discovers reverential awe in the midst of chaos. By Eloise Skinner

On Chanting and Consciousness

Memories of her Jain grandmother’s chanting lead the author to reflect on “how deliriously inside out moments can be.” By Diane Mehta

Freedom Doesn’t Happen in a Day

Four voices celebrate the publication of Black and Buddhist: What Buddhism Can Teach Us about Race, Resilience, Transformation, and Freedom. Buddhism offers practical tools to work through intergenerational trauma. By Cheryl A. Giles

After the Death of Chabad’s Messiah

Why do Rabbi Menachem M. Schneerson’s followers in Chabad-Lubavitch Hasidism continue to believe in his messianic identity more than 26 years after his demise? By Joseph Newfield

The Man in the Tree

A psychiatric chaplain dwells in the silences that follow difficult questions, responding to Chris Berlin’s “A Jewel in the Lotus.” By Duncan Gasson-Gardner

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