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That's Funny, You Don't Look Buddhist: On Being a Faithful Jew and a Passionate Buddhist

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In this landmark book, esteemed Buddhist teacher Sylvia Boorstein addresses this incisive question in a warm, delightful and personal way. With the same down-to-earth charm and wit that have endeared her to her many students and readers, Boorstein shows how one can be both an observant Jew and a passionately committed Buddhist.

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Sylvia Boorstein, teaches mindfulness and leads retreats across the United States. She is a co-founding teacher at Spirit Rock Meditation Center in Woodacre, California, and a senior teacher at the Insight Meditation Center in Barre, Massachusetts. Boorstein is also a practicing psychotherapist. Her previous books are It's Easier Than You Think: The Buddhist Way to Happiness and Don't Just Do Something, Sit There. She lives with her husband, Seymour Boorstein, a psychiatrist. They have two sons, two daughters, and five grandchildren.

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I have this book also but have not had the opportunity to read it yet but a lot of people have said it is a great read.
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Product Details

ISBN:
9780060609580
Subtitle:
On Being a Faithful Jew and a Passionate Buddhist
Foreword:
Mitchell, Stephen
Author:
Boorstein, Sylvia
Author:
by Sylvia Boorstein
Author:
Lebell, Sharon
Author:
Mitchell, Stephen
Publisher:
HarperOne
Location:
San Francisco :
Subject:
Comparative Religion
Subject:
Relations
Subject:
Judaism
Subject:
Buddhism
Subject:
Judaism - Theology
Subject:
Judaism -- Relations -- Buddhism.
Subject:
Buddhism - General
Subject:
Judaism - Theology x
Subject:
Buddhism -- Relations -- Judaism.
Subject:
Inspirational
Subject:
Religion Eastern-Buddhism
Subject:
Zen buddhism
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade PB
Series Volume:
64
Publication Date:
19980120
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
192
Dimensions:
8.06x5.34x.51 in. .34 lbs.

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