This week’s episode of Spotlights features Chris Ives, professor of religious studies at Stonehill College in Massachusetts. He discusses his work with Zen Buddhism, ethics, and ecology, including teaching and writing as well as practice and activism. His latest book, Zen on the Trail, draws on his personal experiences with hiking and backpacking to describe the meditative power of walking and the spiritual significance of pilgrimage. You can find more information here: https://zenonthetrail.com
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