Dale Wright, a religious studies professor and Zen practitioner, explains why a nuanced image of enlightenment is essential to a profound Buddhist practice.
In “Buddhists at war,” a recent piece for the Times Literary Supplement, Katherine Wharton reviews two books: Buddhist Warfare, a collection of essays on Buddhist violence edited by Michael K. Jerryson and Mark Juergensmeyer, and The Six Perfections, a treatise on Buddhist ethics by Dale S. Wright. In her review, Wharton reminds us that Buddhism, […]
In a recent blog entry, “Emptiness: Violent or Compassionate?“, I highlighted a book review from the Times Literary Supplement by Katherine Wharton entitled “Buddhists at war.” In her review, Wharton is critical of Dale Wright’s new book, The Six Perfections. In the comments section of “Emptiness: Violent or Compassionate?” Wright responds to Wharton’s critique and […]