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Race and the Cosmos: An Invitation to View the World Differently

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In Race and the Cosmos, Barbara Holmes boldly suggests that theoretical physics and cosmology have the power to break through our stalled and difficult discussions about race. At the intersection of ethics, cosmology and physics, a new view of human life is emerging - a view not neatly divided along lines of race, ethnicity, class or sexual orientation. Human life at cosmi ...more
Paperback, 208 pages
Published June 1st 2002 by T & T Clark International
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Elizabeth Andrew
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I'm immensely grateful to Barbara Holmes for the work she does here and in JOY UNSPEAKABLE. She's building a new paradigm for equity work on contemplative roots by using what we now know about quantum physics and the vastness of the universe. It's brilliant, and exceedingly helpful. This is not an easy read (I wish Holmes would shed her academic voice to speak more plainly), but it's worth the effort.

"What does race mean when darkness becomes a metaphor of power and cosmic predominance? Who's in
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Race and Cosmos by Barbara A. Holmes
You can find her in https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UoLye... and http://www.openhorizons.org/barbara-h...
In reviewing this powerful book I let the author speak for herself. On page172 she says:
It is nothing short of a miracle to be situated in a cosmos that keeps its secrets but reveals just enough to keep us intrigued. Each day that dawns is a celebration of the fact that we have been invited to consider how our lives are spent; how we embrace and recoil fr
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