- Sri Lanka: History and the Roots of Conflict
- Sheds fresh light on the historical roots of the ethnic crisis in the country. Its interest extends beyond contemporary politics into history, anthropology and development studies.
- Subtle Wisdom
- Master Sheng-yen, a dharma descendant from the founders of Buddhism in China, considers the concepts of suffering, enlightenment, and compassion; provides a glossary of key terms; and briefly recaps the history of Buddhism in China. But he goes beyond these issues to discuss contemporary matters and questions he has encountered in his years of teaching in the United States.