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Beyond Fear: Twelve Spiritual Keys to Racial Healing
Addressing racism in a distinctively different way, this seminal work presents a refreshing new vision of the internal peace that is possible for each individual, and ultimately for our society as a whole.
Paperback, 228 pages
Published January 12th 1999 by HJ Kramer
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This books is very important for people who would like to engage in racial healing. The writing is completely accessible. I particularly like how the book reminds me of principles in Zen Buddhism: love, unity, "we are all the same", compassion, love, and non-judgment. As an African American engaged in the beginning stages of Zen Buddhist practice, but is also doing a lot of work in promoting racial healing in the USA, I found this book to be very much aligned with my own take on facilitating hea ...more
Although I found some of the narratives to be a bit long, they were compelling and heartfelt. I especially enjoyed the application of concepts, as well as thought and behavioral shifts, rooted in A Course in Miracles. The focus is on racial healing, but throughout I found myself considering and/or re-considering many of the ways divisions are created, and hopefully mended, between diverse groups or categories: culture, gender, nationality, etc. Definitely worth the read, and even a second readin ...more