Sea Change: the unfinished agenda of the 1960s

Sea Change: the unfinished agenda of the 1960s


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Sea Change is an intimate exploration of a young life lived on the edge of radical hope, change, and possibility in the 1960s in California. It rekindles the spirit of the Summer of Love when anything was possible, and idealism was the air we breathed. The health of our society continues to demand en- gagement with issues of social justice, cultural diversity, and environmental responsibility. This memoir is a call to action to succeeding generations to keep the dream alive. There is still much to be done.

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Dorothy May Emerson is a semi-retired Unitarian Universalist minister and writer, currently living in Massachusetts with her spouse, Donna Clifford.

A native Californian, her experiences

in the Sixties helped shape the rest of her work and life. She has served for 30 years as a parish and community minister in New England, and currently offers talks and workshops on the Sixties; Spirit, Money, and Justice; and Class Awareness and Action.

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The vision of the Sixties as articulated in Sea Change has the capacity to transform our collective future. Dorothy’s personal stories reinforce the possibility of love, hope, and peace. This beautiful, intimate offering is a gift of resilience.

- Rashani Réa, author of Beyond Brokenness and The Threshold Between Loss and Revelation

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Sea Change is rich in accounts of personal relationships and the work of ministry and teaching during the Fifties and Sixties. They personalize the era in a special way. Each person's life is different, of course, even if they live at the same time and place. Only by adding them all up can we truly understand a period, and this work offers a very rich and illuminating contribution to that library.

Robert Ellswood, author of The Sixties Spiritual Awakening and The Fifties Spiritual Marketplace

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781946088079
Publisher: Matrika Press
Publication date: 04/10/2018
Pages: 376
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.78(d)

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