Monthly Archives: October 2011

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Madness at the Gates of the City

This post is inspired by a book entitled, Madness at the Gates of the City, the Myth of American Innocence, by Barry Spector, published in 2010.  It is not a book about Buddhism, but the author does point to the religion as a helpful social…

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What the Buddha Thought

What the Buddha Thought is the title of a book written in 2009 by Richard Gombrich.  It follows on from his previous book, How Buddhism Began. Gombrich is a scholar of the first order, is an expert in the Pali language, and taught at Oxford…

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