Rebecca Elson was an astronomer whose poetry expressed the wonder she felt for her own existence and for the universe she had spent her life studying.
Holly Allen's poem Michigan Green recalls the summers spent in Michigan with her great-grandmother.
Stephen Batchelor is a celebrated proponent of dharma practice stripped of ritual and other cultural trappings in order to reveal the power of the basic Buddhist teachings. His 1997 book, Buddhism Without Beliefs, is a manifesto in that direction. In it, he reminds us that Buddha himself was no mystic but rather a pragmatist with… Continue reading Buddhism and the Agnostic Faith