Featured Teacher: Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

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Martin Luther King Jr. (1929-1968) was a Baptist minister and social activist who played a key role in the American civil rights movement from the mid-1950s until his assassination in 1968. Inspired by advocates of nonviolence such as Mahatma Gandhi, King sought equality for African Americans, the economically disadvantaged and victims of injustice through peaceful… Read more »

Featured Teacher: Meister Eckhart

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“God does not look at what you do but only at your love and at the devotion and will behind your deeds…. He is concerned only that we shall love Him in all things.” The deeply influential German Catholic mystic theologian and spiritual psychologist Meister Eckhart (1260-1328) was the most illustrious spiritual instructor of his day…. Read more »

Featured Teacher: Thomas Merton

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“Your life is shaped by the ends you live for. You are made in the image of what you desire.” — From “Thoughts in Solitude” Thomas Merton (1915-1968) is arguably the most influential American Catholic author of the twentieth century. His autobiography, The Seven Storey Mountain, has sold over one million copies and has been translated… Read more »

Featured Teacher: Shunryu Suzuki-roshi

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“Treat every moment as your last. It is not preparation for something else.” – Suzuki Roshi Shunryu Suzuki (1904-1971) was a Sōtō Zen monk and teacher who helped popularize Zen Buddhism in the United States, and is renowned for founding the first Buddhist monastery outside Asia (Tassajara Zen Mountain Center). Suzuki founded San Francisco Zen… Read more »