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Bearing Witness: A Zen Master's Lessons in Making Peace

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From the co-author (with Academy award-winning actor Jeff Bridges) of the New York Times bestseller The Dude and the Zen Master.

Bearing Witness is a book rich with practical and spiritual wisdom for making peace in our hearts and in the world. Bernie Glassman tells how and why he was moved to start the Zen Peacemaker Order and offers powerful teaching stories that illustra
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Published 2013 by Blue Rider Press (first published 1998)
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Matthew
Mar 08, 2010 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Bernie Glassman is the priest who never preaches. He suggests a way to deal with pain, do your part, and live a better life, but all through example. His actions and his writing will have you believe you can help solve the seemingly impossible problems and tragedies around us.
Jamie
Feb 13, 2008 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
This book was inspiring but still a little depressing. About a man who's qwest is to create peace and tells of a remarkable trip to Germany and the concetration camps. Very inspiring, but it's sad to think about the camps. In the end you do want to do something to make the world a better place.
Mark Bourdon
Dec 16, 2013 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
A story of peacemaking inside out; through the stories of Auschwitz, the streets, and the neighborhood.
Mel
Feb 12, 2012 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
This is getting far enough back that I have trouble remembering it. . .
Erica Wagner
Aug 01, 2014 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Life changing.
Nynke Fokma
Jul 13, 2009 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: spiritual
Got this from a friend. Still grateful he sent it.
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Very moving book about Glassman's experiences with socially engaged Buddhism.
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