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Reimagining Community newsletter #24 September 2021
Welcome to our September 2021 newsletter. This month we highlight a critical review of a book published by Shambhala Publications on secularizing trends in Buddhism, two articles on a secular approach to meditation, and an account of an Argentinian sangha combining forms of Vajrayana Buddhism with a democratic and participatory mode of functioning.
Reimagining Community newsletter #23 August 2021
Welcome to our August 2021 newsletter. This month we highlight an interview with Linda Modaro on the need for ethical reflection by meditation teachers and dharma group leaders, a last call for registration for SBN’s Fall 2021 online course on Exploring a secular dharma, and two articles which connect secular Buddhism with broader, socially engaged perspectives and practices.
Reimagining Community newsletter #22 July 2021
Welcome to our July 2021 newsletter. This month we highlight a discussion on secular Buddhism and Robert M. Ellis’s Middle Way Philosophy, the opening of registration for SBN’s Fall 2021 online course on Exploring a secular dharma, and a new book by Paul Andrew Powell which explores the connection between Zen and our secular world.
Reimagining Community newsletter #21 June 2021
Welcome to our June 2021 newsletter. This month we highlight new articles by Richard Winters and Mike Slott, a report on the book launches for Winton Higgins’s collection of essays on secular Buddhism, and a review of Winton’s book by Alex Carr.
Reimagining Community newsletter #20 May 2021
Welcome to our May 2021 newsletter. This month we highlight new articles by Stefano Bettera and Bernat Font, book launches for Winton Higgins’s new book on secular Buddhism, and a review of Lenore Lambert’s The Buddha for Modern Minds by Winton. We also ask our readers to help support the SBN website and this newsletter.
Reimagining Community newsletter #19 April 2021
Welcome to our April 2021 newsletter. This month we highlight new articles by Dan Nixon and Mike Slott, the latest issue of the Creative Dharma newsletter, and the print publication of Lenorë Lambert’s new book on secular Buddhism.