Stories from Healing the Heart of Democracy

Podcasts from the Center for Courage & Renewal show

Summary: The forthcoming book from Parker Palmer, Healing the Heart of Democracy: The Courage to Create a Politics Worthy of the Human Spirit, is releasing this fall. In it, Parker writes, "The heart is where everything begins: that grounded place in each of us where can overcome fear, rediscover that we are members of one another, and embrace the conflicts that threaten democracy." In this podcast, Parker Palmer tells the story of three political leaders highlighted in the new book - Quaker John Woolman, President Abraham Lincoln, activist Rosa Parks - and how their "habits of the heart" prepared them to live undivided lives in American democracy. Download or play podcast: Stories from Healing the Heart of Democracy {rawcontent rc=18}