Many books in recent years have made the case for Buddhism. What makes this one fresh and exciting is Stephen Asma's iconoclasm, irreverence, and hard-headed approach to the subject. He is distressed that much of what passes for Buddhism is really little more than 'New Age mush'. He asserts that it is time to 'take the California out of Buddhism'. He presents a spiritual practice that does not require a belief in creeds or dogma - a practice that is psychologically sound, intellectually credible and aesthetically appealing. ...

Why I Am a Buddhist 2011, Watkins Publishing, London

ISBN-13: 9781907486579

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