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The Way of Tenderness by Zenju Earthlyn Manuel

The Way of Tenderness Book


 
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Author: Zenju Earthlyn Manuel
ISBN: 9781614291251


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In The Way of Tenderness, Zenju Earthlyn Manuel brings Buddhist philosophies of emptiness and appearance to bear on race, sexuality, and gender, using wisdom forged through personal experience and practice to rethink problems of identity and privilege.

Manuel brings her hard-won insights as a lesbian black woman into conversation to reveal that dry wisdom alone is not sufficient to heal the wounds of the marginalized; an effective spiritual practice must embrace the tenderness found where conventional reality and emptiness intersect. Only warmth and compassion can cure hatred and heal the damage it wreaks within us.

About the author:

Rev. Zenju Earthlyn Manuel, PhD. is the guiding teacher of Still Breathing Meditation Community in East Oakdale, CA. She is the author of Tell Me Something About Buddhism and contributing author to many books, including The Hidden Lamp. She lives in Oakdale, CA.

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