Janet Conner
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Manfred Steger and Perle Besserman— Zen Without Patriarchy
Thursday, April 20, 2017
Fourth Container of Love: Soul Community

University professors Manfred Steger and Perle Besserman studied classic, hierarchical Japanese Zen. Their new book Grassroots Zen is the story of how one Zen group returned to the ancient Chinese tradition of community meditation practice without a leader or hierarchy. Rabbi Rami Shapiro calls this book, “A pivotal moment in the emergence of a uniquely American Zen.” Join us to discover how a democratic community forms a circle of meditation—and changes their world.