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The Laughing Buddha: Zen and the Comic Spirit
     

The Laughing Buddha: Zen and the Comic Spirit

by Conrad Hyers
 

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This book has been highly acclaimed both as an imaginative way of introducing the Zen tradition to Western readers, and as an important contribution to understanding the fullness of the Zen perspective and way of life.

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This book has been highly acclaimed both as an imaginative way of introducing the Zen tradition to Western readers, and as an important contribution to understanding the fullness of the Zen perspective and way of life.

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ISBN-13:
9781592444953
Publisher:
Wipf & Stock Publishers
Publication date:
01/01/2004
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
198
Product dimensions:
(w) x 8.50(h) x (d)

Meet the Author

Conrad Hyers has served as Professor of the History of Religion and Chair of the Department of Religion at both Beloit College and at Gustavus Adolphus College. He is also an ordained Presbyterian minister, and author of 'Zen and the Comic Spirit', 'The Meaning of Creation', 'Once-Born,Twice-Born Zen,' 'And God Created Laughter', and editor of 'Holy Laughter: Essays on Religion in the Comic Perspective'.

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