Books

Pondering Dogen and Proust

Recently I interviewed the novelist and Zen Buddhist prist, Ruth Ozeki, on the occasion of the publication of her new book, A TALE FOR THE TIME BEING. I made a commitment to myself to...

Announcing the release of THE TIFERET TALK INTERVIEWS book

Please Help Us Celebrate You can enter to win a $50 Amazon gift certificate and a 1 year subscription to Tiferet Journal by sharing the Amazon link in your social media and then sending us an...

Hay House Writer’s Workshop in New York

Hay House Publishers publishes some of today's best-known inspirational and transformational titles. Their authors include Wayne Dyer, Louise Hay, Dr. Bruce Lipton, Doreen Virtue, and more. This summer they will offer  a new writing workshop...

Natalie Goldberg Interview on Tiferet Talk

Today I will have the great fortune of speaking with author, poet, teacher, and painter, Natalie Goldberg about her forthcoming book, The True Secret of Writing for Tiferet Talk. Goldberg is the author of the seminal writing books Writing Down the...

04/14/13: Tiferet Talk with Julie Maloney

Please join us on April 14, at 7pM EST as we interview writing teacher Julie Maloney. Maloney’s first poetry collection, Private Landscape, was published in 2007, and in 2003 she founded Women Reading Aloud, a non-profit organization...

Classical Literature, the Gods, and Metaphysical Desire

In December I finished teaching a course on classical myth and literature for undergraduates. We read a variety of texts and from a variety of time periods. Among the works we studied were The...

BEAUTIFUL RUINS — beautifully insightful

Sometimes a book comes along that moves me on such a deep level that it is difficult to words to what has occurred in me.  For 2012, that book is BEAUTIFUL RUINS, by Jess...

Those (Quietly) Joyful Stoics

The Stoics—those ancient Greek and Roman philosophers who are so closely associated with logic and rationality—have gotten a bad rap in modern times. To the extent anybody these days has heard of the Stoics,...

Review of Zichronot/Memories, A Journal by Dr. Jerome Lowenstein

  We admire some authors not only because of their writings but also because of the human being these writings reveal. It quickly becomes clear from reading the essays in Zichronot/Memories what an intelligent, humane,...

Just One Thing by Rick Hanson Ph.D.

Are some things getting better? The Practice: See progress. Why? There are always things that are getting worse. For example, over the past year, you probably know someone who has become unemployed or ill or both, and there’s...