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Looking toward the post-war world

Looking toward the post-war world

statement of the Friends Conference on Peace and Reconstruction held at Wilmington, Ohio, August 31-September 4, 1942.

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Published by American Friends Service Committee in Philadelphia .
Written in English


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ContributionsFriends Conference on Peace and Reconstruction (1942 : Wilmington, Ohio)
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14213075M

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  From social theorist and psychotherapist Rabbi Michael Lerner comes a strategy for a new socialism built on love, kindness, and compassion for one another. Revolutionary Love proposes a method to replace what Lerner terms the “capitalist globalization of selfishness” with a globalization of generosity, prophetic empathy, and environmental challenges liberal and progressive. The phenomenal reception of this book world-wide has tended to obscure, not only his later writing and the books published by Piper - all of which were widely read and commented on, but also important essays and 'popular' books written in these early years.8 This is especially so in the academic recep-tion of the English-speaking world, where.


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