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Preview — Soul of a Citizen by Paul Rogat Loeb
Soul of a Citizen: Living with Conviction in Challenging Times
Soul of a Citizen has become the handbook for budding social activists, veteran organizers, and anybody who wants to make a change—big or small—in the world around them. At this critical historical time , Paul Loeb’s completely revised edition—and inspiring message—is more urgently important than ever.
"The further we get into our causes, the more likely we are to believe that everyone shares our knowledge and assumptions, and that can be dangerous too. Often we armor ourselves with language, talking of hegemony and patriarchy, imperialism, and oppression, as if everyone assigns the same meaning to these words that we do, and a ...more
Environmental writer and activist Bill McKibben said, "Soul of a Citizen has been a powerful inspiration to citizens acting for environmental sanity, showing how they can take committed stands, even if they don' ...more
You may hug trees, advocate for migrant workers or legislate for the unborn. Whatever your calling to believe, it comes from the heart and s ...more
still, a good read (if a bit overlong for the content), lots of e ...more
I'd dog-earred so many sections that I wanted to go back and record during its reading, that the book is twice as big as when I started!
"Burnout only really begins to heal when people learn how to grieve.
-Rachel Naomi Remen(from the book -page 243
In this book, I found many powerful words of encouragement and challenge for those of us who feel compelled to serve God in the world.