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Spirit In Action
Each week, Spirit In Action brings you stories of people living lives of fruitful service, of peace, community, compassion, creative action and progressive efforts. We'll trace the spiritual roots that support and nourish them in their service. Above all, we'll seek out Light, Love and Helping Hands, being shared between our many neighbors on this planet, hoping to inspire and encourage you to sink deep roots and produce sacred fruit in your own life.

Spirit In Action is an hour of interviews with those providing leadership in peace, justice and "good works", interspersed with relevant music.

The theme music is "The Turning of the World" performed by Sara Thomsen (written by Ruth Pellham) and "I Have No Hands But Yours" by Carol Johnson


The Privilege of Being (and Seeing) White - Making Racism Visible (6/17/2012)


Description
Our racism is mostly invisible to us because all the assumptions around it seem "normal" to us, The authors of Seeing White: An introduction to White Privilege and Race lead us through a rigorous inspection of the history and present of racism in the USA - and the way out of this ingrained social construction. Jean Halley is in the Dept of Sociology and Amy Eshleman is the Dept of Psychology at Wagner College, Staten Island, NY, and co-author Ramya Vijaya is an Associate Prof of Economics at Richard Stockton College in New Jersey.
 
Past/current religious/spiritual influences:
Catholic, Presbyterian, Reformed Church of America (Dutch)

Jean Halley is also author of Boundaries of Touch: Parenting and Adult-Child Intimacy