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Deepening the American dream : reflections on the inner life and spirit of democracy

Author: Mark Nepo; Fetzer Institute.
Publisher: San Francisco, CA : Jossey-Bass, ©2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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"Deepening the American Dream offers a collection of reflections on the spiritual meaning of being American in today's world from some of our most respected thinkers. Deepening the American Dream explores the inner life of democracy, the way citizens are formed, and considers the spiritual aspects of the American dream - life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness. With original essays from distinguished writers and  Read more...
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Deepening the American dream.
San Francisco, CA : Jossey-Bass, ©2005
(OCoLC)648206811
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Mark Nepo; Fetzer Institute.
ISBN: 0787977373 9780787977375
OCLC Number: 59881759
Notes: "Sponsored by the Fetzer Institute."
Description: xiii, 274 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Foreword / Theodore M. Hesburgh --
Introduction / Robert N. Bellah --
Dream-walking toward America : the deepening the American dream project / Mark Nepo --
Two dreams of America / Jacob Needleman --
Footprints of the soul : uniting spirit with action in the world / Carolyn T. Brown --
Created equal : exclusion and inclusion in the American dream / Elaine H. Pagels --
The grace and power of civility : commitment and tolerance in the American experience / David M. Abshire --
Breaking the cultural trance : insight and vision in America / Robert Inchausti --
From cruelty to compassion : the crucible of personal transformation / Gerald G. May --
Opening the dream : beyond the limits of otherness / Charles Gibbs --
The politics of the brokenhearted : on holding the tensions of democracy / Parker J. Palmer.
Responsibility: Mark Nepo, editor ; foreword by Theodore M. Hesburgh ; introduction by Robert N. Bellah.
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