The professor of religion at the University of San Diego visits Mumbai, India, as an educator and pilgrim.
Last night I had the pleasure of taking Sharon Salzberg to see Danny Boyle’s Slumdog Millionaire. It’s an odd mix of poverty, cruelty, deprivation and high-stakes game-show drama that culminates in Bollywood-style celebration. Go figure, but it worked. We were both pretty exhilarated—and winded—by the end of it. Over dinner the conversation drifted back to […]