May 11, 2009

What’s Your Favorite Book from Wisdom Publications?

[This post is cross-posted at my personal blog.]

Inspired by TMcG over at Full Contact Enlightenment, I think I’ll repost my list of favorite titles from Wisdom Publications (so far). Recently, the good people over at Go Beyond Words: Wisdom Publications’ Buddhist Blog celebrated their 100th post by asking readers to share their favorite books from the venerable Buddhist press. Here are the ones I shared:

  • The New Social Face of Buddhism: A Call to Action by Ken Jones
  • The Good Heart: A Buddhist Perspective on the Teachings of Jesus by His Holiness the Dalai Lama
  • Engaged Buddhism in the West, ed. Christopher Queen
  • The Best of Inquiring Mind: 25 Years of Dharma, Drama, and Uncommon Insight, ed. Wes Nisker and Barbara Gates
  • Medicine and Compassion: A Tibetan Lama’s Guidance for Caregivers by Chokyi Nyima Rinpoche and David R. Shlim
  • Everything Yearned For: Manhae’s Poetry of Love and Longing, tran. Francisca Cho
  • Blue Jean Buddha: Voices of Young Buddhists, ed. Sumi Loundon
  • Going on Being: Life at the Crossroads of Buddhism and Psychotherapy by Mark Epstein
  • Buddhist Peacework: Creating Cultures of Peace, ed. David W. Chappell
  • Faces of Compassion: Classic Bodhisattva Archetypes & Their Modern Expression by Taigen Dan Leighton
  • Conflict, Culture, Change: Engaged Buddhism in a Globalizing World by Sulak Sivaraksa
  • Meditation for Life by Martine and Stephen Batchelor
  • Buddhism and Psychotherapy Across Cultures: Essays on Theories and Practices, ed. Mark Unno
  • Where the World Does Not Follow: Buddhist China in Picture and Poem by Mike O’Connor and Steven Johnson
  •  What’s your favorite book from Wisdom Publications?  Tell us in the comments.

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