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Marsha Hansen

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Marsha Hansen is both a writer and a concert vocalist. A rare recording with her brother-in-law Keith Richards is included in her book, My Soul Is A Witness: The Message of the Spirituals in Word and Song. Somewhat more recently, Marsha wrote Finding God in the Shadows: Stories from the Battlefield of Life with veteran author, Peter Huchthausen (K-19 the Widowmaker.)

Marsha edited the late Roy J. Enquists's , The Courage to Believe https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/7... and contributed the chapter on Antonio Gramsci in Johan Galtung's work,Macrohistory and Macrohistorians: Perspectives on Individual, Social and Civilizational Change https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/8...

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You probably do not recognize the name Michelle Cohen Corasanti, but you will. She is the author of a consequential book that will force us to look at the tragic Palestinian Israeli conflict in much the same way that Solzshenitzyn’s One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich compelled us to examine the harsh realities of Soviet labor camps. Just as Sholshenitzyn’s writing changed us, Corasanti’s Th... Read more of this blog post »
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“Jesus emerges not as the cultural captive of any one group of people, but as the promise of salvation to all believers and as the foundation of liberation in this life.”
Marsha Hansen, My Soul Is a Witness: The Message of the Spirituals in Word and Song [With CD]

“Unfortunately, our world is a world of war and conflict, of enmity and opposition,of antipathy and division, of the tragic reality that good and decent men and women come to face each other on the battlefield where death for some is certain.”
Marsha Hansen, Finding God in the Shadows: Stories from the Battlefield of Life

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“You are not here merely to make a living. You are here in order to enable the world to live more amply, with greater vision, with a finer spirit of hope and achievement. You are here to enrich the world, and you impoverish yourself if you forget the errand.”
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“Jesus emerges not as the cultural captive of any one group of people, but as the promise of salvation to all believers and as the foundation of liberation in this life.”
Marsha Hansen, My Soul Is a Witness: The Message of the Spirituals in Word and Song [With CD]

“Unfortunately, our world is a world of war and conflict, of enmity and opposition,of antipathy and division, of the tragic reality that good and decent men and women come to face each other on the battlefield where death for some is certain.”
Marsha Hansen, Finding God in the Shadows: Stories from the Battlefield of Life

“A life without stories would be no life at all. And stories bound us, did they not, one to another, the living to the dead, people to animals, people to the land?”
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