Tiger Woods Buddhism

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Tiger: 'I've Done Bad Things'

Woods talks car crash, Buddhism, making amends

(Newser) - Giving interviews for the first time since the November car crash that kicked off a snowballing sex scandal, Tiger Woods talked with ESPN and the Golf Channel yesterday. Some highlights:
  • On facing his wife and mother: "They both have been brutal. They've both been very tough."
  • The car
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Surprising Celebrity Buddhists

Tiger isn't the only big-shot who practices Buddhism

(Newser) - Tiger Woods shocked many by mentioning Buddhism in his televised mea culpa. "People probably don't realize it, but I was raised a Buddhist,” he said. "I drifted away from it in recent years." He's not the only big-shot Buddhist around, the Daily Beast notes. Here are... More »

Dalai Lama: Faith Can Help You Find Self-Discipline, Tiger Woods...

... Whoever you are

(Newser) - A day after Tiger Woods said he had strayed from his Buddhist faith, the Dalai Lama had some advice for the golfer: self-discipline is among Buddhism's highest values. Tibet's exiled spiritual leader said that he had not heard of Woods, but when the circumstances were explained to him he said... More »

Brit Hume Attackers Are Ignorant and Intolerant

Religious advice to Tiger Woods should be protected, respected

(Newser) - Sneering attacks on Brit Hume for suggesting that Tiger Woods should embrace Christianity are off base, writes Michael Gerson, and show his critics to be as ignorant and sanctimonious as they accuse him of being. The Fox host—despite his denials—was definitely proselytizing, but religious liberty in America means... More »

Brit Hume: Tiger Woods Advice 'Not Proselytizing'

He defends comments on Buddhism, Christianity to Bill O'Reilly

(Newser) - Tiger Woods “needs something that Christianity especially provides and gives and offers, and that is redemption and forgiveness,” Brit Hume told Bill O’Reilly last night—while adamantly denying his Sunday night exhortation to the golfer was proselytizing. Even so, if Woods were to convert, it “would... More »

Hume to Tiger Woods: It's Time to Find Christ

Hume says golfer needs Christianity to win redemption

(Newser) - Tiger Woods' Buddhist faith just isn't good enough if the troubled golfer wants to make a "total recovery" from the sex scandal plaguing him, Brit Hume said last night on Fox and Friends. Buddhism, Hume claims, can't offer "forgiveness and redemption," so Woods should "turn to... More »

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