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Norman Fischer - The World Could Be Otherwise


Poet and Zen teacher Norman Fischer depicts imaginative spiritual practice as a largely untapped resource for our troubled times. The World Could Be Otherwise offers hope for anyone wanting to open their heart and mind to the transformative possibilities of the imagination. Norman Fischer is a Zen teacher, poet, translator, and director of the Everyday Zen Foundation. A beloved figure in the Buddhist world, he is also well-known for his efforts at interreligious dialogue. His numerous books include What Is Zen?: Plain Talk for a Beginner's Mind, Training in Compassion: Zen Teachings on the Practice of Lojong, and Opening to You: Zen-Inspired Translations of the Psalms.