Joanna Macy

Peacemaker and author Daniel Buttry profiles Joanna Macy, a self-identified “eco-philosopher,” Buddhist scholar and teacher who bridges East and West.

Thich Nhat Hanh

Peacemaker and author Daniel Buttry profiles Vietnamese Buddhist Thich Nhat Hanh, including his exploration of ways of reconciling Christianity and Buddhism.

Ashoka

(304-232 B.C.E.) One must not exalt one’s creed discrediting all others, nor must one degrade these others without legitimate reasons. One must, on the contrary, render to other creeds the honor befitting them. —Ashoka Ashoka was the Indian emperor of the Maurya Dynasty whose religious conversion to Buddhism led to such a transformation that the one who […]