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by Martin E. Marty,Parker J Palmer


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In The Company of Strangers, a strikingly relevant book even after nearly twenty years, noted educator Parker J. Palmer describes public experience as our "life among strangers with whom our lot is cast, with whom we are interdependent whether we like it or no. And the educational.

In The Company of Strangers, a strikingly relevant book even after nearly twenty years, noted educator Parker J. And the educational process is one "which brings us out of ourselves into an awareness of our connectedness. At its core, public education recognizes the fundamental dignity of a "relationship rooted in our common humanity.

In this award-winning book, Parker J. Palmer offers a compelling vision of. .Author of six previous books--including the bestsellers Let Your Life Speak and The Courage to Teach-–his writing has been recognized with eight honorary doctorates and several national awards

Palmer reminds us that a truly profound spiritual life leads us toward the God who makes us a community. Author Bio. ▼▲. Parker J. Palmer is a highly respected writer, lecturer, teacher, and activist. Author of six previous books--including the bestsellers Let Your Life Speak and The Courage to Teach-–his writing has been recognized with eight honorary doctorates and several national awards. from the University of California at Berkeley and lives in Madison, Wisconsin.

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The Company of Strangers : Christians and the Renewal of America's Public Life. Palmer reminds us that a truly profound spiritual life leads us toward the God who makes us a community.

Parker J. Palmer is an American author, educator, and activist who focuses on issues in education, community . The Company of Strangers: Christians and the Renewal of America's Public Life. ISBN 978-0-8245-0601-8. Palmer is an American author, educator, and activist who focuses on issues in education, community, leadership, spirituality and social change  .

Palmer reminds us that a truly profound spiritual life leads us toward the God who makes us a community. Crossroad Publishing Co,.

The Company of Strangers.

The Company of Strangers: Christians and the Renewal of America's Public Life. Reinhold Niebuhr: Public Theology and the American Experience. Palmer, Martin E. Marty. Health and Medicine in the Lutheran Tradition: Being Well. The main strand of American religious thought has drawn together the work of various figures who have interpreted the nation's religious experience, practice, and behavior in the light of some sor. More). Palmer is a writer, traveling teacher and activist who focuses on issues in education, community . Palmer is a writer, traveling teacher and activist who focuses on issues in education, community, leadership, spirituality and social change. has spoken to people in many sectors of our society, including public schools, college and universities, religious communities, corporations, foundations and grass-roots organizations. In 2005, Jossey-Bass published Living the Questions: Essays Inspired by the Work and Life of Parker J. Palmer, written by notable practitioners in a variety of fields including medicine, law, philanthropy, politics, economic development, K-12 and higher education.

Christians & the renewal of America's public life

Comments: (6)

Darksinger
good book
Уou ll never walk alone
This was required reading. He was a truly good Christian.
Damand
This book is a bit older -- early 80s I think -- but very timely. Discusses the importance of everyday, seemingly insignificant public interactions and their role in building community. Well worth a look. Palmer is writing from a Christian perspective (see subtitle), but the book would hold interest for anyone interested in building better communities.
Purebinder
It is probably unfair to rate a prescriptive book 35 years after it was written when the results are in for the advice given. My first concern is that acceptance of the idea that 'strangers' are properly anxiety inducing. This has been the modus operandi of Fox News and the Religious Right. The expectation that the Church is an option for engaging in public space discourse might fit some idealized faith, Christianity or other, but as someone else has remarked, Sunday morning is the most segregated time of the week. Failing to address the apparent trend that Churches are losing meaning for their own members makes the rest of the prescriptions hollow and the results, now in, were scant.
sergant
Quality book in fine condition delivered in a timely way. Thanks.
Shalinrad
In The Company of Strangers, a strikingly relevant book even after nearly twenty years, noted educator Parker J. Palmer describes public experience as our "life among strangers with whom our lot is cast, with whom we are interdependent whether we like it or not." And the educational process is one "which brings us out of ourselves into an awareness of our connectedness." At its core, public education recognizes the fundamental dignity of a "relationship rooted in our common humanity." Public education then, unlike private forms, will consciously underscore the shared primary elements of social experience without giving preferential treatment to limited secondary characteristics based on wealth, economic status, race, religion or ideology.
"In this process," Palmer continues, "opinions become audible and accountable and individuals learn that private viewpoints have implications for the common good. Under the pressure of accountability religious discourse may be forced to reach for the essentials which unite us." In contrast to withdrawal from public participation into private enclaves of conspicuous consumption or of opting to participate only as a convinced crusader invincibly armored to fend of responsible dialogue, Palmer notes that "public life becomes the spiritual guide of our private life." Truth, he continues, "is a very large matter, and requires various angles of vision to be seen in the round." Such an assessment of public experience is, in my view, what makes American education a "very large matter," requiring each of us to renew the commitment to public education. In this way we may be drawn out of ourselves to the point where our angle of vision allows us to see and to respect the common ground we share with others.
The company of strangers: Christians and the renewal of America's public life download epub
Author: Martin E. Marty,Parker J Palmer
ISBN: 0824500962
Category: No category
Language: English
Publisher: Crossroad (1981)
Pages: 169 pages