The Jew in the Lotus: A Poet's Rediscovery of Jewish Identity in Buddhist India

Rodger Kamenetz (Author)

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Price: $14.99  $13.79
Publisher: HarperOne
Published Date: December 20, 2007
Pages: 321
Dimensions: 5.6 X 0.81 X 7.98 inches | 0.55 pounds
ISBN: 9780061367397
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About the Author

Roger Kamenetz wrote the landmark international bestseller, The Jew in the Lotus, and the winner of the National Jewish Book Award, Stalking Eljah. He is a Louisiana State University Distinguished Professor of English and Religious Studies and a certified dream therapist. He lives in New Orleans with his wife, fiction writer Moira Crone.


"It's fascinating to see what is good and true and real in terms of different religious sensibilities."--E. L. Doctorow
"A feast of truth sharing, self-examination of lineage, humor, and good will."--Ram Dass
"A book for anyone who feels the narrowness of a wholly secular life ...."--New York Times Book Review
"A highly entertaining personal account of one man's surprising journey into the mystical heart of Judaism."--Kirkus Reviews
"A profound discussion of religion, exile, and survival in our time."--Andrei Codrescu, poet and NPR commentator