Healing the Heart of Democracy: The Courage to Create a Politics Worthy of the Human Spirit

ISBN: 978-0-470-59080-5
256 pages

Parker J. Palmer (Madison, WI) is a writer, teacher and activist whose work speaks deeply to people in many walks of life. Author of eight books—including the bestsellers Courage to Teach, Let Your Life Speak, and A Hidden Wholeness—his writing has been recognized with ten honorary doctorates and many national awards, including the 2010 William Rainey Harper Award (previously won by Margaret Mead, Paulo Freire, and Elie Wiesel). He is founder and senior partner of the Center for Courage & Renewal, and holds a Ph.D. from the University of California at Berkeley.