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Turning The Wheel: American Women Creating the New Buddhism

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American Women Creating the New Buddhism
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"Essential reading for anyone wanting to understand feminism, Buddhist practice in America today, and where and how these two movements meet."
-Susan Griffin, author of Woman and Nature
Paperback, 408 pages
Published October 1st 1993 by Beacon Press (first published June 1988)
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Jul 24, 2015 Ben added it
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Read the chapter on teachers scandals, p210-256.
This book gave many female perspectives on Buddhism. I found many insights to be valuable and stories I had not come in contact anywhere else. One thing that bothered me was the physical descriptions given of all the women. What they had to say, not their physical attributes were what was important to me.
I like the way she confronts the issues. Slightly dated.
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