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Common Fire: Leading Lives of Commitment in a Complex World by Laurent A. Parks Daloz et al. Beacon Press 1997 $16.00.
This landmark study reveals
how we become committed to the common good and sustain our commitments in a
changing world. There is a free
online study guide.
Soul of A Citizen: Living
With Conviction In A Cynical Time by Paul Rogat Loeb.
St. Martin's Press, 1999, $15.95.
do we challenge our culture's pervasive cynicism? Paul Loeb presents an
alternative vision of hope and courage.
Based on thirty years studying the psychology of social involvement, Loeb
describes how ordinary citizens can make their voices heard and their actions
count in a time when we're often told neither matter. Soul of A Citizen
explores what leads some people to get involved in larger community issues while
others feel overwhelmed or uncertain; what it takes to maintain commitment for
the long haul; and how community involvement and citizen activism can give back
a sense of connection and purpose rare in purely personal life. A resource and study guide are included.
Soul Work: Anti-racist
Theologies in Dialogue by Marjorie Bowens-Wheatley and
Nancy Palmer Jones, Editors, Skinner House $20.00.
Papers and discussion transcripts
from the UUA Consultation on Theology and Racism held in Boston in January 2001.
Addresses such questions as: What theological or philosophical beliefs bind us
together in our shared struggle against racism? What are the costs of racism,
both for the oppressors and the oppressed? Includes study questions as well as
concluding chapters on anti-racist action and resources.
Inquiry is about the co-evolutionary search for the best in people,
their organizations, and the relevant world around them. In its broadest focus,
it involves systematic discovery of what gives “life” to a living system when it
is most alive, most effective, and most constructively capable in economic,
ecological, and human terms.
Spirit in Action,
founded by Linda Stout, author of Bridging the Class Divide (Beacon Press 1997). The mission of Spirit in Action is to
support the development of a movement of people who are unified by a vision of a
world which values and embodies love, equality, justice, nonviolence, spirit,
and respect for the earth. Spirit
In Action's movement building work focuses on goals in four areas:
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