Q&A with Duncan Ryūken Williams – American Sutra: A Story of Faith and Freedom in the Second World WarHistory Author Show with Dean Karayanis (July 2019)
Interview with Eric C. Miller - “First They Came for the Buddhists: Faith, Citizenship, and the Internment Camps”
Religion & Politics (July 23, 2019)
American Sutra: On the Incarceration of Japanese Americans in WWII
Buddhistdoor Global (May 23, 2019)
Bearing Witness to the Wounds of Internment
Buddhadharma: The Practitioner’s Quarterly (Summer 2019)
The Birth of an American Form of Buddhism: The Japanese-American Buddhist Experience in World War II
Buddhistdoor Global (May 9, 2019)
Religion as a “National Security Threat”: Lessons from the Second World War
The Anxious Bench on Patheos (May 2, 2019)
“American Sutra” highlights targeting of Japanese American Buddhists during World War II
The Mercury News (Apr. 1, 2019)
Buddhism as a National-Security Threat: After Pearl Harbor, Japanese-Americans found their faith under attack.
The Wall Street Journal (Mar. 14, 2019)
The Forgotten Internment of Japanese Americans in Hawaii: A Dark Chapter in the History of Religious Persecution
Literary Hub (Mar. 1, 2019)
Duncan Ryuken Williams: When Buddhists Were a “National Security Threat”
Tricycle Talks (Feb. 23, 2019)
Review of American Sutra: A Story of Faith and Freedom in the Second World War by Duncan Ryūken Williams
The North American Post (Jan. 27, 2019)
Other Side of Zen
Issei Buddhism in the Americas
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