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October 30, 2009

A Passage to Peace Released in Taiwan

TAIPEI, Taiwan: Publisher Cheng Yin Culture has released a traditional Chinese edition of A Passage to Peace: Global Solutions from East and West, a dialogue between the Turkish cultural anthropologist Dr. Nur Yalman and Daisaku Ikeda. In the dialogue, Dr. Yalman, professor of Social Anthropology and Middle Eastern studies at Harvard University, and Mr. Ikeda discuss the convergence in Eastern cultures and their engagement with the West, and the capacity of educational and religious traditions to encourage understanding and empathy at the individual level. Passage to Peace is also available in Japanese and English.

[Adapted from an article in the October 30, 2009, issue of the Seikyo Shimbun, Soka Gakkai, Japan]