Jeff Wilson is an assistant professor of religious
studies and East Asian studies in Ontario. His most recent books include: Mourning the Unborn Dead: A Buddhist Ritual Comes to America (Oxford University Press 2009) and Buddhism of the Heart: Reflections on Shin Buddhism and Inner Togetherness (Wisdom Publications 2009). His next book, with University of North Carolina Press, will examine Buddhism in the American South.
Recent Posts by Jeff
God-breathed, with a little off the side. A new excerpt from the KtB anthology, Believer, Beware.
Birth Is Suffering
The Buddha named his son “Fetter” for a reason.
What happens in Vegas stays in Vegas, but the loss of a loved one will haunt you forever.
Persistence of Memory
Can we mourn for those who aren’t dead?
Fear of Falling
When terror strikes, what matters more — faith, or a weapon?
Tofu and War Gods
At a Chinese-food restaurant devoted to a god of war, wisdom and compassion are best served vegetarian-style.
Sneak a peek at Siddhartha’s not-so-immaculate conception.