Ph.D., University of Wisconsin, Madison
B.A., Yale University
Alternative models of enlightenment, and relationships between cultivations of insight, compassion and devotion in Indo-Tibetan Buddhism. Theoretical bases for Buddhist approaches to interreligoius learning. Issues and problematics in current adaptations of Buddhist meditation practices for modern applications in education, healthcare, and social service.
The Religious Quest (Introduction to Comparative Theology)
Buddhist Philosophy and Psychology
Meditation and Action: Interfaith Explorations
Buddhist Thought and Practice: Theravāda, Zen, Pure Land
“A Buddhist Critique of, and Learning from, Christian Liberation Theology,” Theological Studies, September 2014.
“How Buddhist Practice Grounds Social Action in a Secular World,” Dharma World: Living Buddhism and Interfaith Dialogue, April-June 2012, Vol. 39.
“Compassion in Buddhist Psychology.” Chapter 4 in Wisdom and Compassion in Psychotherapy, edited by Christopher K. Germer and Ronald D. Siegel. NY, NY: Guilford Press, February 2012.
“Thoughts on Why, How and What Buddhists Can Learn from Christian Theologians,” Journal of Buddhist-Christian Studies, Vol. 31, 2011.
Awakening Through Love: A Buddhist Guide for Unveiling Deepest Goodness. Boston: Wisdom Publications, July 2007.
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