Lopez Jr., Donald S

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Buddha Takes the Mound: Enlightenment in Nine Innings

While the narrative is somewhat tedious in places, this work should appeal to baseball enthusiasts who never previously considered the similarities between their beloved pastime and ancient Buddhist teachings.

Two Buddhas Seated Side by Side: A Guide to the Lotus Sutra

While scholarly in nature, this work’s engaging, thoughtful manner serves its subject well. Essential for readers with academic-level interest in Buddhist studies.


From Stone to Flesh: A Short History of the Buddha

Highly recommended for serious students of Buddhist studies who may also be interested in Lopez's excellent The Tibetan Book of the Dead: A Biography and his Prisoners of Shangri-La: Tibetan Buddhism and the West. Those seeking a more biographical treatment of the Buddha and his teachings will be greatly rewarded with Karen Armstrong's Buddha.

The Tibetan Book of the Dead

A scholarly and informative short read, very useful as a reminder that religious books are not necessarily fixed entities.

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