In my research for my book on mindful composition, I recently came across a marvelous article, Erec Smith's "Buddhism's Pedagogical Contribution to Mindfulness," in the Journal of the Assembly of Expanded Perspectives on Learning:
I highly recommend it! I recommend the article, hoping you have access to a library database.
In part, Erec Smith examines the Lotus Sutra as a rhetorical treatise. He also makes connections between mindfulness, Kairos,
and critical thinking in the writing classroom.
Considering the rhetorical elements in the Buddhist text “The True Aspect of All Phenomena” opens the possibility of teaching students a more mindful approach to writing.
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