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Parker Palmer

[easyazon_image align=”left” height=”250″ identifier=”1523095431″ locale=”US” src=”” tag=”douloschristo-20″ width=”178″]We recently had the opportunity to ask Parker Palmer a few questions about his new book:

On the Brink of Everything:
Grace, Gravity, and Getting Old

Parker Palmer

Hardback: Berrett-Koehler, 2018
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ERB: How did you come to write a book on “getting old”?

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[easyazon_image align=”left” height=”333″ identifier=”1523095431″ locale=”US” src=”” tag=”douloschristo-20″ width=”238″]Last week marked the release of Parker Palmer’s newest book!  

A superb book full of wisdom (and poetry!) aimed to help us age gracely…
We’re giving away FIVE  copies of:

On the Brink of Everything:
Grace, Gravity and Getting Old

Parker Palmer

Hardback: Berrett-Koehler Publishers
Enter now to win a copy of this book (It’s as easy as 1, 2, 3!) :
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“Recovering a Robust Public Life

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

Parker J. Palmer.

Reviewed by Bob Cornwall.

[ This Review originally appeared in the ERB Print Edition, Vol. 1, #4.
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healing the heart of democracy - palmerHealing the Heart of Democracy:
The Courage to Create a Politics
Worthy of the Human Spirit.

Parker J. Palmer.
Hardback: Jossey-Bass, 2011.
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[ The reviewer recently named this book the 2011 book of the year on his blog. ]

Most Americans are proud of their democratic institutions, despite the many imperfections and stains on the nation’s record as a democracy. The freedoms enshrined in the Constitution of the United States have given hope to men and women of every race, ethnicity, religion, or social class, of a better future. Over time, we have developed a national mythology to give voice to these aspirations, including the declaration of the first of our two founding documents that “all [men] are created equal.” We have not always lived up to this premise, indeed, rarely have we done so, but it is there to remind us of who we might become, should we choose. Although Americans have an individualistic side to them, the Preamble to the Constitution begins with the words “We the People,” words that remind us of our interdependence as well as our independence.

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Used Book Finds [Vol. 1, #37]

September 27, 2008


The bread-n-butter of our bookstore business is the sale of used books, and we do a fair amount of scouting around for used books each week. In this section we feature some of the interesting books that we have found in the past week. Generally, we will only have a single copy of these books, so if you want one (or more) of them, you’ll need to respond quickly.


To Know as We are Known:
A Spirituality of Education.

Parker Palmer. Hardcover. Harper. 1983 Printing.
Very Good condition. Mostly clean pages, Moderate wear.
Buy now from: [ Doulos Christou Books $7]


Women’s Ways of Knowing.
Hardcover. Basic Books. 1986.
Good Condition. No dustjacket. Clean pages, moderate wear.
Buy now from: [ Doulos Christou Books $5]