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Living Buddha, Living Christ
I don’t know where to start with this one. It makes so much sense, I’m amazed that it ever got published. Thich Nhat Hanh really understands the concept of religious diversity, which means the path to God just might not be as narrow as we’ve been led to believe. Acceptance of others and their religious views can lead to peaceful dialogue, if both parties can only shed or shelve their insecurities in their own beliefs (which is arguably the main taproot of fanaticism to begin with).
Let’s just say it’s quite a different view than, “If you’re not with us, you’re against us.”
Light on Life
I’m kind of a yoga nut. This is a really good book, that I think Iyengar meant for the mainstream, but most people aren’t going to get it. Yoga philosophy is beyond most Americans. If you’re wondering, “How do compassion, selflessness and discipline help me get a bigger house/SUV/job/etc.?” then you’re probably in the wrong place (try google:foxnews.com), but thanks for making my point. If not, check it out. But I’ll warn you, it’s pretty dense. Iyengar has nicely simlified the Yoga Sutras of Patanjali, but it’s still pretty chewy. But, come on, you can make a diamond only so small before it loses its luster.