Turning the wheel : essays on Buddhism and writing

by Charles Richard Johnson

Hardcover, 2003




New York : Scribner, c2003.


Inspirational and thematically linked essays explore W.E.B. DuBois's 1926 question to African Americans about what they really wanted if race was not an issue, in a collection that introduces basic Buddhist practices.

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LibraryThing member bexaplex
True to his philosophical training, this collection of essays written by Dr. Charles Johnson (analyses of Buddhism, Black history, and literature) range into theories of existence, values, and mind.

I wish the editor had included the original source of each essay — knowing the context of the original publication helps you navigate the different topics being discussed.… (more)
LibraryThing member danhammang
A deeply thought reflection on a Buddhism and what it has meant for one man, a person of color, living in the United States. It is a book to read and to return to. I've just finished my third reading over as many years.


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