Posts Tagged ‘Glenn Wallis’

Response to Faith and Belief in Secular Buddhism

What follows below is taken from an email I received today from Geoff, regarding one of the threads on Sujato’s Blog. I thought this audience might be interested in the full response, and I’ll also see if I can find the spot on Sujato’s site to respond there as well. Many of the topics here…

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Basic Teachings of the Buddha

I’ve just finished reading¬† Basic Teachings of the Buddha by Glenn Wallis for the second time, and I must say I really like this book. In fact, I wish I had had it years ago when I first started my exploration into Buddhism. I will be referring to this book in years to come. So…

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Episode 64 :: Glenn Wallis :: Buddhavacana, A Pali Reader

Glenn Wallis Our friend Dr. Glenn Wallis is back to talk with us today about his new book Buddhavacana, A Pali Reader, and the issues translators face making meaningful sense out of ancient texts. One of the most perplexing tasks a human being can attempt, at least for those of us who are linguistically challenged,…

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Episode 40 :: Glenn Wallis :: The Problem With Beliefs

Glenn Wallis Dr. Glenn Wallis speaks with us about beliefs, and how conflating them with knowledge can lead us down unhelpful paths in our practice. What do you believe? Our children are above average. Our dog loves us. Our team is going to win the game. Most of the time, these beliefs don’t really cause…

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