- What's Wrong with Sex?
- How to Drive Your Karma
- Consciousness Commodified
- The Karma of Food
- The Three Poisons, Institutionalized
- Why We Love War
These are just some of the chapters in this brilliant book from David R. Loy.
In little time, Loy has become one of the most powerful advocates of the Buddhist worldview, explaining like no one else its ability to transform the sociopolitical landscape of the modern world.
In this, his most accessible work to date, he offers sharp and even shockingly clear presentations of oft-misunderstood Buddhist staples-the working of karma, the nature of self, the causes of trouble on both the individual and societal levels-and the real reasons behind our collective sense of never enough, whether it's time, money, sex, security... even war.
Loy's Buddhist Revolution is nothing less than a radical change in the ways we can approach our lives, our planet, the collective delusions that pervade our language, culture, and even our spirituality.David R. Loy's previous books include the acclaimedMoney, Sex, War, Karma
,The Great Awakening: A Buddhist Social Theory
, andThe Dharma of Dragons and Daemons
, a finalist for the 2006 Mythopoeic Scholarship Award. He was the Besl Professor of Ethics/Religion and Society at Cincinnati's Xavier University. A work of deep and urgent relevance. I know of no other book that holds more promise for the survival and relevance of Buddhism in the modern world. This book is revolutionary! The clear and concise explanations of Buddhist perspectives on rarely approached topics such as sex, war, and money are an inspiration. If you are interested in personal or societal change, this is a book you need to read. Loy is a subversive, undermining our cherished opinions and revealing a revolutionary world of human possibility. He describes an emerging Buddhism that speaks to the Western heart and mind and offers hlC)