Return to home page
Searching: Otterbein library catalog
Some OPAL libraries remain closed or are operating at reduced service levels. Materials from those libraries may not be requestable; requested items may take longer to arrive. Note that pickup procedures may differ between libraries. Please contact your library for new procedures, specific requests, or other assistance.
  Previous Record Previous Item Next Item Next Record
  Reviews, Summaries, etc...
Title Buddhist women on the edge : contemporary perspectives from the western frontier / edited by Marianne Dresser.
Imprint Berkeley, Calif. : North Atlantic Books, [1996]

Subject Women -- Religious aspects -- Buddhism.
Buddhist women.
Feminism -- Religious aspects -- Buddhism.
Buddhism -- Social aspects.
Alt Name Dresser, Marianne.
Description xvii, 321 pages ; 23 cm
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 309-313).
ISBN 1556432038 (pbk.)
OCLC # 34849874
Table of Contents
 Editor's Introduction 
 Wild, Wise, Passionate: Dakinis in America / Miranda Shaw3
 Form, Emptiness; Emptiness, Form / Sallie Jiko Tisdale13
 Sounds of Silence / Kate O'Neill19
 Persons and Possibilities / Anne C. Klein39
 What Is the Emotional Life of a Buddha? / Jane Hirshfield45
 The Light of Outrage: Women, Anger, and Buddhist Practice / Anita Barrows51
 Bowing, Not Scraping / Kate Wheeler57
 Unlearning Silence: A Further Feminist Revaluation of Buddhist Practice / Marilyn Senf69
 Buddhism and Race: An African American Baptist-Buddhist Perspective / Jan Willis81
 Outside In: Buddhism in America / Lori Pierce93
 The Feminine Principle in Tibetan Buddhism / Tsultrim Allione105
 Walking a Few Steps Farther / Melody Ermachild Chavis117
 The Ruthlessness of the Practice of Compassion / Alta Brown125
 Community, Work, Relationship, and Family: Renunciation and Balance in American Buddhist Practice / Rita M. Gross133
 Romantic Vision, Everyday Disappoinment / Judith Simmer-Brown151
 My Tantric Flip-Flop / Celeste West159
 Watering the Garden with My Eyes Closed / Barbara Gates163
 A Short History of Buddhists at The Tracks / Maylie Scott171
 Frontier Buddhism / Anne Teich179
 Not To Injure Life: A Visit with Ruth Denison / Sandy Boucher199
 Suzuki Sensei's Zen Spirit / Shosan Victoria Austin209
 Coming Home / Nina Egert217
 You're Becoming a What? Living as a Western Buddhist Nun / Thubten Chodron223
 Fertile Ground for a Warrior / Michele Benzamin-Masuda235
 The Dark Clue / Ji Ko Linda Ruth Cutts243
 Wholeheartedness / Susan Moon257
 Poetry as Siddhi / Anne Waldman263
 The Province of the Saved / Erin Blackwell277
 Contemplation and Transformation / Bell Hooks287
 No Right, No Wrong / Pema Chodron293
 Selected Bibliography309
 About the Contributors315

If you experience difficulty accessing or navigating this content, please contact the OPAL Support Team