BOOK REVIEW: The Oxford Handbook of Meditation

BOOK REVIEW: The Oxford Handbook of Meditation

Read the new Review of The Oxford Handbook of Meditation (2019), edited by Miguel Farias, David Brazier, and Mansur Lalljee. Reviewed by Stephen Dawson (University of Lynchburg).  This review examines this expansive and valuable recently edited volume on the study of meditation. Dawson attends to larger conceptual orientations of the volume and its specific contributions…

BOOK REVIEW: Routledge Handbook of Yoga and Meditation Studies

BOOK REVIEW: Routledge Handbook of Yoga and Meditation Studies

Read the new Review of the Routledge Handbook of Yoga and Meditation Studies (2023). Edited by Suzanne Newcombe and Karen O’Brien-Kop. Reviewed by Alan Brill (Seton Hall University). This review discusses a helpful edited volume featuring recent scholarship on yoga and meditation studies that address the question: “What exactly is meditation?” In response, the editors “aim to…

BOOK REVIEW: The Routledge Handbook of the Philosophy of Meditation

BOOK REVIEW: The Routledge Handbook of the Philosophy of Meditation

Read the new Review of the Routledge Handbook of the Philosophy of Meditation (2022). Edited by Rick Repetti. Reviewed by Francisco Figueroa Medina (Kyoto University). The review outlines the contributions of this important edited volume on recent scholarship about the philosophy of meditation. Medina evaluates claims by contributing authors from a perspective of Buddhist meditation….