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Sailing Home: Using the Wisdom of Homer's Odyssey

In conversation with Irene Borger, Director, Alpert Award in the Arts
Thursday, February 19, 2009
Episode Summary

Fischer, a poet and well-known Zen teacher, deftly incorporates Buddhist, Judaic, and Christian thought-as well as his own unique understanding of life-into this reinterpretation of Homer's ancient story.

Participant(s) Bio

Norman Fischer is one of the most well-known Zen teachers in the country, as well as a published poet and former abbot of the San Francisco Zen Center. He gives frequent talks on creativity and interfaith issues, as well as on conflict resolution and meditation.