“Irei” displays the first comprehensive listing of the names of approximately 125,000 persons of Japanese ancestry who were imprisoned during WWII.
Williams will be awarded the $100,000 prize for the ideas set forth in his book “American Sutra.”
Scholar and Soto Zen Buddhist priest Duncan Ryuken Williams shares his Solidarity Sutra for the coronavirus age.
On Saturday, dozens of Buddhist priests and teachers joined a protest against the detention of migrant children at Fort Sill, Oklahoma.
The site at Fort Sill, Oklahoma, was used as a concentration camp for Japanese Americans during WWII.
A Buddhist memorial service coordinated by Duncan Ryuken Williams will be held at a protest against migrant detention at Fort Sill on July 20.
“Never forget is now,” is the slogan of Japanese Americans who see the injustice of WWII internment repeated in the detention of migrants today. Both are rooted, says Duncan Ryuken Williams, in the definition of who is an American and who is not.
Mark Unno reviews “American Sutra: A Story of Faith and Freedom in the Second World War” by Duncan Williams.
A forum on diversity and divisions in American Buddhism, with Socho Koshin Ogui, Rev. Ron Kobata, Wakoh Shannon Hickey, and Duncan Ryuken Williams. Introduction by Charles S. Prebish.