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Democracy from the heart

Greg Calvert

Democracy from the heart

spiritual values, decentralism, and democratic idealism in the movement of the 1960s

by Greg Calvert

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Published by Communitas Press in Eugene, Or .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States,
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Students for a Democratic Society (U.S.),
    • Radicalism -- United States,
    • New Left -- United States,
    • College students -- United States -- Political activity,
    • United States -- Politics and government -- 1945-1989

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. [290]-295) and index.

      StatementGregory Nevala Calvert.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHN90.R3 C29 1991
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxviii, 301 ;
      Number of Pages301
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1655992M
      ISBN 100962880000, 0962880019
      LC Control Number91216903

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Inspired by the efforts to understand and undergird democracy by Abraham Lincoln, Alexis de Tocqueville, Rosa Parks, and others; the author sends us on our way rejoicing with the small portion of hope that he has planted in our minds and souls.” —(Spirituality & Practice)5/5(23). Democracy: An American Novel.

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In his latest book, Parker J. Palmer looks with realism and hope at how to deal with our political tensions for the sake of the common good: Healing the Heart of Democracy: The Courage to Create a Politics Worthy of the Human Spirit (Jossey-Bass, October ).

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