Speaker - Parker J. Palmer

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Parker J. Palmer is a writer, speaker and activist who focuses on issues in education, community, leadership, spirituality and social change. He is the founder and Senior Partner of the Center for Courage & Renewal, which oversees long-term retreat programs for people in the serving professions, including teachers, administrators, physicians, clergy, non-profit leaders and philanthropists. He is the author of nine books—including several best-selling and award- winning titles—that have been translated into ten languages: Healing the Heart of Democracy, The Heart of Higher Education (with Arthur Zajonc), The Courage to Teach, A Hidden Wholeness, Let Your Life Speak, The Active Life, To Know As We Are Known, The Company of Strangers, and The Promise of Paradox. His latest book, Healing the Heart of Democracy: The Courage to Create a Politics Worthy of the Human Spirit, has been called “one of the most important books of the early 21st Century” for those who care about democracy by the Journal of Democracy & Education, and was chosen by Spirituality & Practice as one of the best books of 2011 on contemplation and social activism.

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Session VIII

10.24.14 | 01:12:15 min | 0 comments