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The Resource Become America : civic sermons on love, responsibility, and democracy, Eric Liu

Become America : civic sermons on love, responsibility, and democracy, Eric Liu

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Become America : civic sermons on love, responsibility, and democracy
Title
Become America
Title remainder
civic sermons on love, responsibility, and democracy
Statement of responsibility
Eric Liu
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
What does it mean to be an engaged American in todays divided political landscape, and how do we restore hope in our country? In a collection of 2civic sermons3 delivered at gatherings around the nation, popular advocate for active citizenship Eric Liu takes on these thorny questions and provides inspiration and solace in a time of anger, fear, and dismay over the state of the Union. Here are 19 stirring explorations of current and timeless topics about democracy, liberty, equal justice, and powerful citizenship. This book will energize you to get involved, in ways both large and small, to help rebuild a country that youre proud to call home. Become America will challenge you to rehumanize our politics and rekindle a spirit of love in civic life
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Liu, Eric
Dewey number
323.6/50973
Index
no index present
LC call number
JK1726
LC item number
.L577 2019
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Political culture
  • Citizenship
  • Political participation
Label
Become America : civic sermons on love, responsibility, and democracy, Eric Liu
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Publication
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volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
A divided heart : how to face ourselves and our own role in the divisiveness of today's politics -- Present at the creation : how to make sense of this age of fragmenting narratives and competing truths -- If we can keep it : what it truly means to live like a citizen and to be responsible for a republic -- Alternate realities : what it takes to cross from one ideological bubble to another--and beyond -- Where is America? : how our everyday moral choices can sustain--or subvert--the rule of law -- A great awakening : how the American body politic cycles through sleep, dreams, and wakefulness -- Legitimate doubts : why it's worth asking whether this democracy deserves to survive -- Fear and hoarding : how to resist scarcity thinking and status anxiety in a time of severe inequality -- Gratitude, luck, risk : how to be honest about privilege--and how to spend it on others -- A thanksgiving recipe : why you can't change someone's mind if you aren't willing to change yours -- A practicing citizen : what American civic religion is, why it matters, and how to practice it -- The citizen artist : how to cultivate civic imagination and perform civic power -- Which dream do you dream? : why we must understand the yearnings of both the insider and the outsider -- Become America : how to root the work of reckoning and repair in the places we call home -- Time travel : how we might choose differently if we could relive the last fifty years in America -- A test of our citizenship : what it should take for anyone--not just an immigrant--to be a citizen -- Are we enough? : why the American idea is in trouble--and why it takes only a few of us to revive it -- Too busy to love : what it means in the end to love one's country, one's neighbor, and one's enemy -- Reading our country : how to decode the myths that shape American identity--and how to write them anew
Control code
sky295492800
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
xii, 301 pages
Isbn
9781632172570
Lccn
2018049487
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Label
Become America : civic sermons on love, responsibility, and democracy, Eric Liu
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
A divided heart : how to face ourselves and our own role in the divisiveness of today's politics -- Present at the creation : how to make sense of this age of fragmenting narratives and competing truths -- If we can keep it : what it truly means to live like a citizen and to be responsible for a republic -- Alternate realities : what it takes to cross from one ideological bubble to another--and beyond -- Where is America? : how our everyday moral choices can sustain--or subvert--the rule of law -- A great awakening : how the American body politic cycles through sleep, dreams, and wakefulness -- Legitimate doubts : why it's worth asking whether this democracy deserves to survive -- Fear and hoarding : how to resist scarcity thinking and status anxiety in a time of severe inequality -- Gratitude, luck, risk : how to be honest about privilege--and how to spend it on others -- A thanksgiving recipe : why you can't change someone's mind if you aren't willing to change yours -- A practicing citizen : what American civic religion is, why it matters, and how to practice it -- The citizen artist : how to cultivate civic imagination and perform civic power -- Which dream do you dream? : why we must understand the yearnings of both the insider and the outsider -- Become America : how to root the work of reckoning and repair in the places we call home -- Time travel : how we might choose differently if we could relive the last fifty years in America -- A test of our citizenship : what it should take for anyone--not just an immigrant--to be a citizen -- Are we enough? : why the American idea is in trouble--and why it takes only a few of us to revive it -- Too busy to love : what it means in the end to love one's country, one's neighbor, and one's enemy -- Reading our country : how to decode the myths that shape American identity--and how to write them anew
Control code
sky295492800
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
xii, 301 pages
Isbn
9781632172570
Lccn
2018049487
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n

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