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  04/26/2017      10:00 am

The Dr. Pat Show: Talk Radio to Thrive By!: Grassroots Zen: Community and Practice in the Twenty-First Century with Authors Manfred Steger & Perle Besserman

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Manfred Steger


Manfred B. Steger is the founding teacher of the Princeton Area Zen Group. He and his wife Perle Besserman are deeply dedicated to the cultivation of a Western-style lay practice that maintains the essential elements of Zen—sitting meditation, interviews with a teacher, and silent retreats. A professor of Sociology at the University of Hawai’i-Manoa and Honorary Professor of Global Studies at RMIT University in Melbourne, Australia, Steger has written or edited twenty books on politics, history, and religion, including the bestselling Globalization: A Very Short Introduction.

Manfred and Perle divide their time between Princeton, Melbourne, and Honolulu.

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