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The Resource The impossible will take a little while : perseverance and hope in troubled times, edited by Paul Rogat Loeb

The impossible will take a little while : perseverance and hope in troubled times, edited by Paul Rogat Loeb

Label
The impossible will take a little while : perseverance and hope in troubled times
Title
The impossible will take a little while
Title remainder
perseverance and hope in troubled times
Statement of responsibility
edited by Paul Rogat Loeb
Contributor
Editor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
What keeps us going when times get tough? How do we keep on working for a more humane world, no matter how hard it sometimes seems? In a time when our involvement has never been needed more, this anthology of political hope will help readers with the essential work of healing our communities, our nation, our planet--despite all odds
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
303.4
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1952-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Loeb, Paul Rogat
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Social action
  • Social change
  • Social action
  • Social change
Label
The impossible will take a little while : perseverance and hope in troubled times, edited by Paul Rogat Loeb
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"After 22 printings, editor Paul Rogat Loeb has comprehensively updated this classic work."
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
pt. 1. Seeds of the possible. From "The cure at Troy" / Seamus Heaney -- A slender thread / Diane Ackerman -- Ordinary resurrections / Jonathan Kozol -- Standing up for children / Marian Wright Edelman -- You are brilliant and the earth is hiring / Paul Hawken -- Political paralysis / Danusha Veronica Goska -- pt. 2. Dark before the dawn. From "September 1, 1939" / W.H. Auden -- The optimism of uncertainty / Howard Zinn -- On being different / Dan Savage -- The dark years / Nelson Mandela -- An orientation of the heart / Václav Havel -- Reluctant activists / Mary Pipher -- pt. 3. Everyday grace. "The peace of wild things" / Wendell Berry -- Gate A-4 / Naomi Shihab Nye -- Mountain music / Scott Russell Sanders -- The Sukkah of Shalom / Arthur Waskow -- Getting our gaze back / Rose Marie Berger -- Fragile and hidden / Henri Nouwen -- There is a season / Parker Palmer -- pt. 4. Rebellious imagination. "Celebration of the human voice" / Eduardo Galeano -- "Last night as I was sleeping" / Antonio Machada -- Childhood and poetry / Pablo Neruda -- To love the marigold / Susan Griffin -- Walking with the wind / John Lewis -- Rough translation / Toni Mirosevich -- Jesus and Alinsky / Walter Wink -- Stories from the cha cha cha / Vern Huffman -- Do not go gentle / Sherman Alexie -- Despair is a lie we tell ourselves / Tony Kushner -- pt. 5. Courage is contagious. "To be of use" / Marge Piercy -- The transformation of silence / Audre Lorde -- The small work in the great work / Victoria Safford -- We are all Khaled Said / Wael Ghonim -- Arab revolutions / Stephen Zunes -- Not deterred / Paxus Calta -- In what do I place my trust? / Rosalie Bertell -- Faith works / Jim Wallis -- The progressive story of America / Bill Moyers -- pt. 6. The global stage. "Imagine the angels of bread" / Martín Espada -- Kids, trees, and climate change / Mark Hertsgaard -- Curitiba / Bill McKibben with a postscript by Paul Rogat Loeb -- Come September / Arundhati Roy -- The black hole / Ariel Dorfman -- Behemoth in a bathrobe / Carla Seaquist -- pt. 7. Radical dignity. "How have you spent your life?" / Jalaluddin Rumi -- Letter from Birmingham Jail / Martin Luther King, Jr. -- The real Rosa Parks / Paul Rogat Loeb -- Prisoners of hope / Cornel West -- Road to redemption / Billy Wayne Sinclair -- Resisting terror / Peter Ackerman and Jack DuVall -- Composing a life story / Mary Catherine Bateson -- pt. 8. Beyond hope. "Origami emotion" / Elizabeth Barrette -- From "The New York poem" / Sam Hamill -- Staying the course / Mary-Wynne Ashford -- The elm dance / Joanna Macy -- Is there hope on climate change? / David Roberts -- The inevitability trap / K.C. Golden -- Hoping against hope / Nadezhda Mandelstam -- You have to pick your team / Sonya Vetra Tinsley, as told to Paul Rogat Loeb -- From Hope to hopelessness / Margaret Wheatley -- pt. 9. Only justice can stop a curse. "Still I rise" / Maya Angelou -- Only justice can stop a curse / Alice Walker -- The clan of one-breasted women / Terry Tempest Williams -- Next year in Mas'Ha / Starhawk -- The gruntwork of peace / Amos Oz -- No future without forgiveness / Desmond Tutu
Control code
ocn778420743
Dimensions
21 cm
Extent
xii, 483 pages
Isbn
9780465031733
Lccn
2014005001
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)778420743
Label
The impossible will take a little while : perseverance and hope in troubled times, edited by Paul Rogat Loeb
Publication
Note
"After 22 printings, editor Paul Rogat Loeb has comprehensively updated this classic work."
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
pt. 1. Seeds of the possible. From "The cure at Troy" / Seamus Heaney -- A slender thread / Diane Ackerman -- Ordinary resurrections / Jonathan Kozol -- Standing up for children / Marian Wright Edelman -- You are brilliant and the earth is hiring / Paul Hawken -- Political paralysis / Danusha Veronica Goska -- pt. 2. Dark before the dawn. From "September 1, 1939" / W.H. Auden -- The optimism of uncertainty / Howard Zinn -- On being different / Dan Savage -- The dark years / Nelson Mandela -- An orientation of the heart / Václav Havel -- Reluctant activists / Mary Pipher -- pt. 3. Everyday grace. "The peace of wild things" / Wendell Berry -- Gate A-4 / Naomi Shihab Nye -- Mountain music / Scott Russell Sanders -- The Sukkah of Shalom / Arthur Waskow -- Getting our gaze back / Rose Marie Berger -- Fragile and hidden / Henri Nouwen -- There is a season / Parker Palmer -- pt. 4. Rebellious imagination. "Celebration of the human voice" / Eduardo Galeano -- "Last night as I was sleeping" / Antonio Machada -- Childhood and poetry / Pablo Neruda -- To love the marigold / Susan Griffin -- Walking with the wind / John Lewis -- Rough translation / Toni Mirosevich -- Jesus and Alinsky / Walter Wink -- Stories from the cha cha cha / Vern Huffman -- Do not go gentle / Sherman Alexie -- Despair is a lie we tell ourselves / Tony Kushner -- pt. 5. Courage is contagious. "To be of use" / Marge Piercy -- The transformation of silence / Audre Lorde -- The small work in the great work / Victoria Safford -- We are all Khaled Said / Wael Ghonim -- Arab revolutions / Stephen Zunes -- Not deterred / Paxus Calta -- In what do I place my trust? / Rosalie Bertell -- Faith works / Jim Wallis -- The progressive story of America / Bill Moyers -- pt. 6. The global stage. "Imagine the angels of bread" / Martín Espada -- Kids, trees, and climate change / Mark Hertsgaard -- Curitiba / Bill McKibben with a postscript by Paul Rogat Loeb -- Come September / Arundhati Roy -- The black hole / Ariel Dorfman -- Behemoth in a bathrobe / Carla Seaquist -- pt. 7. Radical dignity. "How have you spent your life?" / Jalaluddin Rumi -- Letter from Birmingham Jail / Martin Luther King, Jr. -- The real Rosa Parks / Paul Rogat Loeb -- Prisoners of hope / Cornel West -- Road to redemption / Billy Wayne Sinclair -- Resisting terror / Peter Ackerman and Jack DuVall -- Composing a life story / Mary Catherine Bateson -- pt. 8. Beyond hope. "Origami emotion" / Elizabeth Barrette -- From "The New York poem" / Sam Hamill -- Staying the course / Mary-Wynne Ashford -- The elm dance / Joanna Macy -- Is there hope on climate change? / David Roberts -- The inevitability trap / K.C. Golden -- Hoping against hope / Nadezhda Mandelstam -- You have to pick your team / Sonya Vetra Tinsley, as told to Paul Rogat Loeb -- From Hope to hopelessness / Margaret Wheatley -- pt. 9. Only justice can stop a curse. "Still I rise" / Maya Angelou -- Only justice can stop a curse / Alice Walker -- The clan of one-breasted women / Terry Tempest Williams -- Next year in Mas'Ha / Starhawk -- The gruntwork of peace / Amos Oz -- No future without forgiveness / Desmond Tutu
Control code
ocn778420743
Dimensions
21 cm
Extent
xii, 483 pages
Isbn
9780465031733
Lccn
2014005001
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)778420743

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