Borg, M., ed., Jesus and Buddha:  The Parallel Sayings, Ulysses Press, 2002.

Boucher, S., Discovering Kwan Yin, Buddhist Goddess of Compassion, Beacon Press, 1999.

Cadge, W., Heartwood: the First Generation of Theravada, University Of Chicago Press, 2004.

Chodron, P., No Time to Lose: A Timely Guide to the Way of the Bodhisattva, Shambhala Press, 2005.

Chodron, P., The Place That Scare You: A Guide to Fearlessness in Difficult Times, Shambhala Press, 2001.

Chodron, P., When Things Fall Apart: Heart Advice for Difficult Times, Shambhala Press, 2000.

Fenton, P., Tibetan Healing : The Modern Legacy of Medicine Buddha, Quest Books Theosophical Publication House, 1999.

Fronsdal, Gil, The Dhammapada:  A New Translation of the Buddhist Classic with Annotations, Shambhala Press, 2005.

Goldstein, J., One Dharma: The Emerging Western Buddhism, Harper SanFrancisco, 2002.

Griffin, K., One Breath at a Time : Buddhism and the Twelve Steps, Rodale Books, 2004.

Gross, R.M., Muck, T.C., Buddhists Talk about Jesus, Christians Talk about The Buddha, Continuum, 2000.

HH Dalai Lama, The Good Heart: a Buddhist Perspective on the Teachings of Jesus, Wisdom Publications, 1996.

Habito, R.L.F., Experiencing Buddhism : Ways of Wisdom and Compassion, Orbis Books, 2005.

Harvey, P., An Introduction to Buddhism, Cambridge University Press, 1990.

Kornfield, J., After the Ecstasy, the Laundry: How the Heart Grows Wise on the Spiritual Path, Bantam, 2001.

Kornfield, J., A Path with Heart: A Guide Through the Perils and Promises of Spiritual Life, Bantam, 1993.

Kornfield, J., Fronsdal, G., Teachings of the Buddha, Shambhala Press, 1996.

Lief, J.L., Making Friends with Death : a Buddhist Guide to Encountering Mortality, Shambhala : Distributed by Random House, 2001.

Lopez, D.S., Buddhist Scriptures, Penguin, 2004.

Lopez, D.S., (ed.), Buddhism in Practice, Princeton, Princeton University Press, 1995

Loy, D., The Great Awakening : A Buddhist Social Theory, Wisdom Publications, 2003.

Nhat Hanh, Thich, The Heart of the Buddha’s Teaching, Broadway Books, 1999.

Nhat Hanh, Thich, Living Buddha, Living Christ, Riverhead, 1995.

Nhat Hanh, Thich, Berrigan, D., The Raft is Not the Shore : Conversations Toward a Buddhist-Christian Awareness, Orbis Books 2001.

Schroeder, J.W., Skillful Means: The Heart of Buddhist Compassion, University of Hawaii Press, 2001.

Smith, H., Novak, P., Buddhism : A Concise Introduction, Harper, 2003.

Buddhism for Families, Teens and Children

Conover, S., Kindness: A Treasury of Buddhist Wisdom for Children and Parent, Eastern Washington University Press, 2001.

Eastoak, S., Dharma Family Treasures: Sharing Mindfulness with Children, North Atlantic Books, 1997.

Levine, N., Dharma Punx, HarperSanFrancisco, 2004.

Loundon, S., Blue Jean Buddha : Voices of Young Buddhists, Wisdom Publications, 2001.

Winston, D., Wide Awake : A Buddhist Guide for Teens, Berkley Publication Group, 2003.

Engaged Buddhism 

Queen, C., (ed.), Engaged Buddhism in the West, Wisdom Publishing, 2000.

Kotler, A., (ed.), Engaged Buddhist Reader, Parallax Press, 1996.

James, S.P., Zen Buddhism and Environmental Ethics, Ashgate, 2004.

Queen, C., Presbish, C., Keown, D., (eds.) Action Dharma : New Studies in Engaged Buddhism, RoutledgeCurzon, 2003.


Harvey, P.,  An Introduction to Buddhist Ethics : Foundations, Values, and Issues, Cambridge University Press, 2000.

His Holiness the Dalai Lama, Ethics for the New Millennium, Riverhead Books, 1999.

James, S.P., Zen Buddhism and Environmental Ethics, Ashgate, 2004.

Sizemore, R.F., Swearer, D.K., (eds.), Ethics, Wealth and Salvation: A Study in Buddhist Social Ethics, University of South Carolina Press, 1989.


Batchelor, M., Walking on Lotus Flowers: Buddhist Women Living, Loving and Meditating, Thorsons, 1996.

Boucher, S., Opening the Lotus: A Woman’s Guide to Buddhism, Beacon Press, 1997.

Dresser, M., Buddhist Women on the Edge: Contemporary Perspectives From the Western Frontier, North Atlantic Books, 1996.

Tsomo , K.L., Buddhism through American Women’s Eyes, Snow Lion Publications, 1995.