By Monica Furlong
The first and in basic terms full-length biography of 1 of
the so much charismatic non secular innovators of the 20th century.
Through his broadly renowned books and lectures, Alan Watts (1915-1973) did extra to introduce japanese philosophy and faith to Western minds than any determine earlier than or given that. Watts touched the lives of many. He was once a renegade Zen instructor, an Anglican priest, a lecturer, a tutorial, an entertainer, a pacesetter of the San Francisco renaissance, and the writer of greater than thirty books, together with The method of Zen, Psychotherapy East and West and The Spirit of Zen.
Monica Furlong Watts's travels from his birthplace in England to the San Francisco Bay zone the place he eventually settled, accomplishing in-depth interviews together with his relations, colleagues, and intimate acquaintances, to supply an research of the highbrow, cultural, and deeply own impacts in the back of this actually striking life.
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