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Grassroots Zen Community and Practice in the Twenty-First Century

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ISBN-10: 1939681693

ISBN-13: 9781939681690

Edition: Revised 

Authors: Perle Besserman, Manfred Steger

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"Future generations may come to see the publication of Grassroots Zen as a pivotal in the emergence of a uniquely American Zen.” --Rami Shapiro, Minyan: Ten Principles for Living a Life of Integrity "Steger and Besserman offer something quite different, and quite welcome... a Zen that comes to terms with, and ultimately transcends, the hierarchical, sexist, otherworldly, and pseudo-militaristic overtones of the Zen tradition.” --Library Journal "This book will appeal to [all] who are uncomfortable with Zen’s hierarchies and moral prescriptions.” --Shamhbala Sun "... Steger and Besserman name and describe a phenomenon that is occurring all over the country: relatively small, democratically…    
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Book details

List price: $15.95
Publisher: Monkfish Book Publishing Company
Publication date: 5/2/2017
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 200
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.50" long x 0.59" tall
Weight: 0.638

Recipient of the Theodore Hoepfner Fiction Award and past writer-in-residence at the Mishkenot Sha'ananim Artist Colony in Jerusalem, Pushcart Prize nominee Perle Besserman was praised by Isaac Bashevis Singer for the "clarity and feeling for mystic lore" of her writing and by Publisher's Weekly for its "wisdom [that] points to a universal practice of the heart." Her autobiographical novel, Pilgrimage , was published by Houghton Mifflin, and her electronic book story collection, Marriage and Other Travesties of Love , by Cantarabooks. Her short fiction has appeared in numerous literary journals both in print and online; these include The Southern Humanities Review, The Nebraska Review,…