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Anything We Love Can Be Saved

Author: Alice Walker
Publisher: Ballantine Books
ISBN: 030781694X
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In Anything We Love Can Be Saved, Alice Walker writes about her life as an activist, in a book rich in the belief that the world is saveable, if only we will act. Speaking from her heart on a wide range of topics--religion and the spirit, feminism and race, families and identity, politics and social change--Walker begins with a moving autobiographical essay in which she describes her own spiritual growth and roots in activism. She goes on to explore many important private and public issues: being a daughter and raising one, dreadlocks, banned books, civil rights, and gender communication. She writes about Zora Neale Hurston and Salman Rushdie and offers advice to Bill Clinton. Here is a wise woman's thoughts as she interacts with the world today, and an important portrait of an activist writer's life. NOTE: This edition does not include photographs.

Anything We Love Can Be Saved

Author: Alice Walker
Publisher: Hachette UK
ISBN: 1780222998
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From the author of THE COLOR PURPLE, a unique collection of essays about her life and her activism 'The passion of lyricism that Alice Walker put to such good use in her novel The Color Purple is here in this collection of essays' Fay Weldon, Mail on Sunday In a world where cynicism and political apathy is commonplace, it is refreshing and inspiring to read the words of Alice Walker. For she believes that the things we treasure, and the world we live in, can all be saved if only we will act. Beginning with an autobiographical essay about the roots of her own activism, Alice Walker then goes on to explore diverse public issues such as single parenthood, freedom of the press, civil rights and religion.

Word

Author: Jocelyn Burrell
Publisher: Feminist Press at CUNY
ISBN: 9781558614673
Size: 37.24 MB
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A stunning array of women writers from the U.S. and abroad examine the intimate and politically charged act of writing.

Do Something

Author: Nancy Lublin
Publisher: Workman Publishing
ISBN: 0761157476
Size: 25.52 MB
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Describes projects for the young activist, such as fighting hunger, ending poverty, and saving the environment.

Face To Face

Author: Linda Hogan
Publisher: North Point Press
ISBN: 9780865477254
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From the vantage points of diverse backgrounds and beliefs, the writings gathered here describe a vast range of spiritual searches and encounters. Terry Tempest Williams describes her family's Mormon tradition and Mary Gordon captures the attactions of the contemplative life, each in her way exploring her heritage and venturing beyond it. Elaine H. Pagels remembers an ancient past when God was a mother. Sy Montgomery writes about shamans and other women at one with the world, while Jane Goodall reflects on the symbiosis between science and religion after experiencing an ecstatic loss of self in the company of chimpanzees. Considering the place of God in the art of the everyday, Ursula K. Le Guin speaks about the feminine aspects of the Tao Te Ching, and Starhawk explains witchcraft as a way of practicing faith.

A Passion For This Earth

Author: Michelle Benjamin
Publisher: Greystone Books
ISBN: 1926685059
Size: 20.53 MB
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David Suzuki's lifelong work as an environmentalist, naturalist, and scientist have influenced countless others in their fight to save the planet, 20 such devotees of them have contributed to this inspiring collection. These journalists, scientists, writers and environmentalists have taken their enthusiasm for Suzuki's philosophy and funneled it into their own personal recollections, manifestos, and essays: Rick Bass describes his love for the Yaak Valley in Montana; Richard Mabey takes readers to a moonlit May evening in Suffolk; David Helvarg tells us of a stirring seaside memory from his childhood. No matter what journey these writers take us on, the unifying theme of their work is always the same: a deep and abiding love of nature — inspired and shared by David Suzuki.

The Color Purple

Author: Alice Walker
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
ISBN: 9780156031820
Size: 35.79 MB
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The Pulitzer Prize-winning novel that tells the story of two sisters through their correspondence. With a new Preface by the author.

Dirty Hands

Author: Garth Baker-Fletcher
Publisher: Fortress Press
ISBN: 9781451408232
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How can one make the ethical and "right" decision in a deeply ambiguous moral world? Baker-Fletcher's basic introduction to Christian Ethics-with attitude-examines the fundamental ethical problems of moral decision-making, in which knowledge will always be unsure, time short, decisions ambiguous, and consequences multiple and unforseeable. Baker-Fletcher treats ethics as engagement, getting one's hand's "dirty with life." He employs a journey motif in order to aid readers in plotting their own "moralscape" (the fundamental commitments that affect their own decisions.

How Quantum Activism Can Save Civilization

Author: Amit Goswami
Publisher: Hampton Roads Publishing
ISBN: 9781612830520
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Beginning with Taking the Quantum Leap by Fred Alan Wolf, there have been a number of books that have created new paradigms for integrating science and spirituality. These books have been long on theory and short on application. This work represents something completely different for this genre. In his previous book, God is Not Dead, Goswami proved that not only are science and religion compatible, but that quantum physics proves the existence of God. In this new book, Goswami moves beyond theory into the realm of action. He asserts that quantum thinking is striking the death blow to scientific materialism; that quantum thinking allows us to break from past bad habits and bring us into free will and possibilities. Beginning with the question: “God is here, so what are you going to do about it?” Goswami calls for a plan of action that involves applying “quantum thinking” to a variety of societal issues. He issues a call for a spiritual economics that is concerned with our well-being rather than only our material needs; democracy that uses power to serve, instead of dominating others; education that liberates rather than shackles; and new healthy practices that restore wholeness.

Road Map For Revolutionaries

Author: Elisa Camahort Page
Publisher: Ten Speed Press
ISBN: 0399581650
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A handbook for effective activism, advocacy, and social justice for people of all ages and backgrounds. Are you ready to take action and make your voice heard, but don't know how to go about it? This hands-on, hit-the-ground-running guide delivers lessons on practical tactics for navigating and protecting one's personal democracy in a gridlocked, heavily surveilled, and politically volatile country. If you want to start making a difference but don’t know what to do next, Road Map for Revolutionaries provides the resources needed to help you feel safer, more empowered, invested in, and intrinsic to the American experiment. The book addresses timely topics such as staying safe at protests, supporting marginalized communities, online privacy, and how to keep up the fight for the long term, breaking down key issues and outlining action steps for local, state, and federal levels of government. Visit roadmapforrevolutionaries.com.