Dedication

I created Buddha, S.J. to acknowledge and, to the best of my abilities, take up the work of Fr. Heinrich Dumoulin, S.J., Ruben Habito Roshi, Fr. Thomas Hand, S.J., Fr. Bill Johnston, S.J., Fr. Kakichi Kadowaki, S.J., Fr. Robert Kennedy, S.J. Roshi, Fr. Hugo Enomiya Lasalle, S.J., Bro. Thomas Marshall, S.J., Fr. Ama Samy, S.J. Roshi, St. Francis Xavier, S.J., and all their teachers.

I also thank my own thoughtful and dedicated Jesuit and Buddhist teachers, especially Robert Aitken Roshi, Zentatsu Richard Baker Roshi, Fr. Raymond Bertrand, S.J., Fr. Joe Devlin, S.J., Avery Cardinal Dulles, S.J., Rachel Howlett Roshi, Issan Dorsey Roshi, Tom Marshall S.J. Roshi, Fr. T. J. C. O’Callaghan, S.J., John Tarrant Roshi, David Weinstein Roshi, and Zenshin Philip Whalen Roshi.

I am deeply grateful to Morgan Zo-Callahan who is the glue and the catalyst in this mix, and to Bonnie Johnson who was an inspiration to everyone she touched. We love you Bonnie and we miss you.