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A creative meditation on politics, engagement, and spirituality, Welch's latest work connects the personal to the political and the ethical to the historical stream in which we all live. At a time when many progressives feel disoriented and powerless, trapped in a narrative of unbridled assertion of U.S. power, Welch looks into the positive side of the American story, the struggles of peoples to act in concert for inclusive democracy, and hard-earned insights into civic and religious life. She finds the elements of a deep, vital, and hopeful spirituality there. Through chapters on virtuosity, ceremony, audacity, laughter, and risk, she recasts the shape and rationale of personal and political engagement with insights from Native American philosophy, social-contract theory, engaged Buddhism, and the new interreligious commitment to peace. For those who seek a way to affirm and embody a positive ethic in a time of conflict, war, and division, Welch offers this workbook for new human community.

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- Creative social ethic for feminists, progressives, and religiously committed people<BR>- Open to insights from a wide range of traditions

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ISBN:
9780800629861
Author:
Welch, Sharon D.
Publisher:
Augsburg Fortress Publishing
Subject:
Sociology - General
Subject:
Social history
Subject:
Religion and politics
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Religion and international affairs
Subject:
Public Policy - Cultural Policy
Subject:
Religion and politics -- United States.
Publication Date:
20041031
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Pages:
256
Dimensions:
8.68x5.56x.61 in. .78 lbs.

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