Wednesday, Jul 27, 2016

Insightful book explores Buddhism and its nuns

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Although in her book "In Search of Buddha's Daughters: A Modern Journey Down Ancient Roads," Toomey focuses on the role of nuns in various Buddhist traditions, she also offers a useful history of that religion, as well as insight into its teachings.

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DNC: Aiming High after others tried Low

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Whether the Trump camp were taking notes for yet more plagiarism-is unclear, but there was plenty copy-worthy to go around, as that most admirable First Lady reminded us of what really matters when we step up every four years to vote for president, and how the choices we make set the course for years to come, ideally to inspire and protect our youth, not frighten or betray them.

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