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Tracy Franz on her new book and continuing Zen practice

Michael Palmer - Monday, June 04, 2018

Tracy Franz's new book My Year of Dirt and Water is making waves. Check out her interview with Sumeru Press on her book and her continued life in Zen practice. Read More

SBP author Kittredge Cherry on Christianity in Contemporary Japan

Intern Intern - Thursday, April 19, 2018

Is it difficult to be a Japanese Christian in 2018? In this Metropolis Magazine article, scholar, Japanologist, and Stone Bridge Press author Kittredge Cherry discusses the often complex reality of being a Christian in Japan. Read More

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