Michael Jerryson

Michael Jerryson

Michael Jerryson is the author of Buddhist Warfare and Buddhist Fury: Religion and Violence in Southern Thailand and an associate professor of Religious Studies at Youngstown State University in Ohio.

Recent Articles

Let’s Not Walk on Dead Bodies

Zenzele Isoke calls on Western Buddhists to confront gun culture and the profound suffering it creates.

The Ethics of Abortion: A Black Mama’s Wise Contemplation

Zenzele Isoke offers her commentary on the overturning of Roe v. Wade, and why we must collectively establish a new set of political ethics that are peaceful, compassionate, wise, and loving.

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The Rise of Militant Monks

Michael Jerryson reports on the growing tension between Buddhists and Muslims, in which senior Buddhist monks actively incite violence and intolerance.