Healing the Divide
Date(s) - 09/05/2021
1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Part 1: See No Stranger: Loving Others (September)
Part 2: Tend the Wound: Loving Opponents (October)
Part 3: Breathe and Push: Loving Ourselves (November)
The “love” that Kaur advocates is not romantic love or selfless Christian love (Kaur is a Sikh, and is not a pacifist). Instead, she speaks of revolutionary love – the choice to enter into wonder and labor for others, for our opponents, and for ourselves.
Unfortunately, the Santa Clara Library system appears to have only one copy of the book available. The book can be ordered through Amazon or your favorite book store, though you might want to pre-order the paperback edition that will become available on Sept. 7. You can prepare for our first meeting by watching her TED talk:
Although that 20-minute video necessarily compresses her message, it is an exceptionally good introduction to her approach to healing the divide.