Black Freemasonry (Review)

Black Freemasonry: From Prince Hall to the Giants of Jazz Cécile Révauger Inner Traditions, 2016, $29.95 Already the author of several books on Freemasonry in French, University of Bordeaux professor Cécile Révauger turns her attention to the history of Black Freemasonry in the United States. As early as the...

Five Things I Learned from Dogen

By Brad Warner, author of Don’t Be a Jerk [Editor: Brad Warner’s recent book Don’t Be a Jerrk is “a radical and reverent paraphrasing” the classic Zen text the Shobogenzo (The Treasury of the True Dharma Eye) by the thirteenth century master Dogen. Warner’s ‘modernization’ of Dongen’s work into plainspoken language...

A Member of the Ashé Family

I am saddened to learn of the passing of a member of the Ashé extended family a few weeks ago. Gail Gutradt devoted the past decade of her life working with the orphans at Wat Opot, a refuge for those infected with or orphaned by HIV/AIDS in Cambodia. She...