Jones presents an astute, well-informed, and balanced analysis of the philosophy, history, and future of socially relevant Buddhism. At a time when clear social action is needed more than ever, The New Social Face of Buddhism is vital reading for activists, scholars and everyone seeking to transform their spiritual practice into a force for social, political, and global change. A groundbreaking work, Jones’s book is a wellspring of inspiration that should not be missed.
The New Social Face of Buddhism
A Call to Action
“One of the first truly important books to rise out of the liberal Buddhist movement.”—James Ishmael Ford, founding teacher of Boundless Way Zen and author of If You’re Lucky, Your Heart Will Break