The Future of Jodo Shinshu in the West

Amid declining membership, a shortage of ministers, temples shuttered by the pandemic and other woes, Jodo Shinshu temples in the West face enormous challenges. What’s in store for the future?

To answer that question, three bishops representing the U.S. mainland, Canada and Hawaii, discussed their thoughts in an online forum last week hosted by the Buddhist Churches of America‘s (BCA) Center for Buddhist Education. Continue reading “The Future of Jodo Shinshu in the West”