Parker Palmer is an author, teacher, and activist whose writings and work speak deeply to people in all walks of life. He is the founder of the Center for Courage & Renewal, a nonprofit retreat and education center committed to creating a more just, compassionate, and healthy world.
Friday evening, November 15, Palmer will be joined by Grammy-winning singer and songwriter, Carrie Newcomer, for their presentation What We Need Is Here: Hope, Hard Times, and the Human Possibility. This $35 ticketed-event (tickets on sale in the fall) will be held at 7:30 pm in Westminster Hall.
Palmer’s is the author of numerous books including Let Your Life Speak: Listening to the Voice of Vocation; A Hidden Wholeness: The Journey Toward an Undivided Life; Healing the Heart of Democracy: The Courage to Create a Politics Worthy of the Human Spirit; and his latest, On the Brink of Everything: Grace, Gravity & Getting Old.
Palmer’s books are profound and enlightening for those who seek to live more integrated, meaningful, and faithful lives. His honesty, vulnerability, and humor draw us into our own frail and wonderful humanity.