Healing the heart of democracy : the courage to create a politics worthy of the human spirit / Parker J. Palmer.
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- ISBN: 9780470590805
- ISBN: 0470590807
- Physical Description: xi, 236 pages; 24 cm
- Edition: 1st ed.
- Publisher: San Francisco : Jossey-Bass, 
- Copyright: ©2011
|Bibliography, etc. Note:|| Includes bibliographical references (pages 199-217) and index.
|Formatted Contents Note:|| Prelude : the politics of the brokenhearted -- Democracy's ecosystem -- Confessions of an accidental citizen -- Heart of politics -- Loom of democracy -- Life in the company of strangers -- Classrooms and congregations -- Safe space for deep democracy -- Unwritten history of the heart.
|Summary, etc.:|| Palmer explores the dynamics of American politics, sifting the dynamics of Americans' inner lives for clues to reclaiming our national unity and pointing the way to a politics worthy of the human spirit, rooted in the commonwealth of compassion and creativity still found among "We the People." Democracy is a non-stop experiment in the strengths and weaknesses of our political institutions, local communities, and the human heart--its outcome can never be taken for granted. Palmer proposes practical and hopeful ways to learn how to hold the tensions of our differences in a manner that can restore a government "of the people, by the people, for the people." --Adapted from publisher description.
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