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Dreaming Me
By Jan Willis

Dreaming Me

Black, Baptist, and Buddhist - One Woman's Spiritual Journey

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Dreaming Me by Jan Willis

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Jan Willis is not Baptist or Buddhist. She is simply both. Dreaming Me is the story of her life, as a child growing up in the Jim Crow South, dealing with racism in an Ivy League college, and becoming involved with the Black Panther Party. But it wasn't until meeting Lama Yeshe, a Tibetan Buddhist monk living in the mountains of Nepal, that she realized who the real Jan Willis was, and how to make the most of the life she was living.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780861715480
ISBN-10: 0861715489
Format: Paperback
(229mm x 152mm x 25mm)
Pages: 330
Imprint: Wisdom Publications,U.S.
Publisher: Wisdom Publications,U.S.
Publish Date: 3-Oct-2008
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Jan Willis

Jan Willis is Professor Emerita of Religion at Wesleyan University in Middletown, Connecticut. Born in Docena, Alabama, in 1948 and profoundly affected by the Civil Rights movement, she majored in philosophy at Cornell University and met Buddhism while traveling in Asia in the 1970s. She went on to earn her PhD in Buddhist Studies at Columbia University and has studied with Tibetan Buddhists in India, Nepal, Switzerland, and the U.S. for over four decades. The author of several books and numerous articles and essays on Buddhist philosophy and history, meditation, women and Buddhism and Buddhism and race, her memoir "Dreaming Me: Black, Baptist, and Buddhist" was first published in 2001. In December of 2000, "Time" named Willis one of six "spiritual innovators for the new millennium." In 2003, she was a recipient of Wesleyan University's Binswanger Prize for Excellence in Teaching. In September of 2005, " Newsweek"'s "Spirituality in America" issue included a profile of her and, in its May 2007 edition, "Ebony" magazine named Willis one of its "Power 150" most influential African Americans.

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