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Upcoming Books

April — The Coming Good Society, William Schulz and Sushma Raman

May — Children of the Same God, Susan Ritchie

Conflagration: How the Transcendentalists Sparked the American Struggle for Racial, Gender, and Social Justice, John A. Buehrens

We will be taking a break for July and August and resuming in September for a new series I’m calling “Lives of the Spirit.” Throughout the year we’ll be looking at the lives of significant religious leaders and spiritual activists and considering how their teachings might help us in our own lives. I’ve selected the list of books as follows:

The Prophets (selections), Abraham Joshua Heschel

Borderlands/La Frontera: The New Mestiza, Gloria Anzaldúa,

The Long Loneliness, Dorothy Day

Jesus and the Disinherited, Howard Thurman

The Next American Revolution: Sustainable Activism for the Twenty-First Century, Grace Lee Boggs with Scott Kurashige

ed. Maegan Parker Brooks and Davis W. Houck, The Speeches of Fannie Lou Hamer: To Tell It Like It Is

Lakota Woman, Mary Brave Bird

Autobiography of a Yogi, Paramahansa Yogananda

You Are Here, Thich Nhat Han

Love & Death, Forrest Church

Recommended Reading for the Year
American Prophets, Albert Raboteau,

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