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    Description'Active Hope' is about finding, and offering, our best response to the crisis of sustainability unfolding in our world. The authors guide the reader through a transformational process informed by mythic journeys, modern psychology, holistic science and spiritual perspectives.

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    Active Hope
    How to Face the Mess We're in without Going Crazy
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Joanna R. Macy, By (author) Chris Johnstone
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 256
    Width: 140 mm
    Height: 213 mm
    Thickness: 20 mm
    Weight: 340 g
    ISBN 13: 9781577319726
    ISBN 10: 1577319729

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    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T17.0
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    LC classification: HM856 .M33 2012
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    Publication date
    19 March 2012
    Publication City/Country
    Novato, CA
    Author Information
    Ecophilosopher Joanna Macy, PhD, is a scholar of Buddhism, general systems theory, and deep ecology. A respected voice in movements for peace, justice, and the environment, she interweaves her scholarship with five decades of activism. Physician and coach Dr. Chris Johnstone is a specialist in the psychology of resilience, happiness, and positive change.
    Review quote
    "Books about social and ecological change too often leave out a vital component: how do we change ourselves so that we are strong enough to fully contribute to this great shift? "Active Hope" fills this gap beautifully, guiding readers on a journey of gratitude, grief, interconnection, and, ultimately, transformation." -- Naomi Klein, author of "The Shock Doctrine" "To the future beings of the twenty-second century, "Active Hope" might turn out to be the most important book written in the twenty-first." -- Bill Plotkin, author of "Soulcraft" and "Nature and the Human Soul" "More than any book I've read, "Active Hope" shows us the true dimensions of this crisis, and the way our heart and actions can be part of the great turning toward healing. Please read this book and share it with others -- for your own awakening, for our children, and for our future." -- Tara Brach, PhD, author of "Radical Acceptance" ""Active Hope" is a brilliant guide to sanity and love." -- Roshi Joan Halifax, abbot of the Upaya Zen Center "If you have despaired for our world, and if you love life, "Active Hope" will be for you an extraordinary blessing." -- John Robbins, author of "Diet for a New America" and "The Food Revolution" ""Active Hope" is not just a book but a gateway to transformation." -- Jim Douglass, author of "JFK and the Unspeakable"