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Healing the heart of democracy : the courage to create a politics worthy of the human spirit

Author: Parker J Palmer
Publisher: San Francisco, CA : Jossey-Bass, ©2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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"Building on his own extensive experience as a writer and activist on various aspects of inner and institutional life, Parker J. Palmer explores the soulful dynamics of American politics. What he did for educators in The Courage to Teach he does for citizens here, exploring the dynamics of our inner lives for clues to reclaiming our national unity. In Healing the Heart of Democracy, he points the way to a politics  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Parker J Palmer
ISBN: 9780470590805 0470590807
OCLC Number: 711051121
Description: xi, 236 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Prelude: The politics of the brokenhearted --
Democracy's ecosystem --
Confessions of an accidental citizen --
The heart of politics --
The loom of democracy --
Life in the company of strangers --
Classrooms and congregations --
Safe space for deep democracy --
The unwritten history of the heart.
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If you care about the future of democracy, here is a path to renewal, no matter what your politics may be. Without shouting, blaming or defaming, Parker Palmer looks with realism and hope at how to  Read more...

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