Why I am a Buddhist : no-nonsense Buddhism with red meat and whiskey / Stephen T. Asma.
Author: Asma, Stephen T.
Publisher: Charlottesville, VA : Hampton Roads Pub., c2010.
ISBN: 9781571746177 (alk. paper)
157174617X (alk. paper)
Description: viii, 179 p. ; 24 cm.
Subject: Buddhism Apologetic works.
Contents: A newly elevated status for my private little soul : discovering transcendentalism -- Climbing the "Everest" of cravings : Buddhism and eros -- A natural exercise in no-self : Buddhism and parenting -- Science is mysticism without the magical thinking -- Jack Kerouac, Haiku, Charlie Parker, and the artistic quest -- Work : wealth and worth -- Dharma and the global village.
Summary: The author talks about Buddhism; that it is a spiritual practice that is authentic and inclusive, and is for everyone.