A Hidden Wholeness: A Review


I haven’t read a lot of Parker Palmer’s books, just Let Your Life Speak. I really appreciated that book at a time in my life when I was thinking about the questions of calling and vocation that he brings up. Recently, I was sent a copy of “A Hidden Wholeness: The Journey Toward an Undivided Life” to review on this blog. Let me say first that I am currently looking at a shelf of 30 books I’ve received (and these are just the ones I’ve kept) that have been sent to me to review over the past 9 months or so. I used to love getting free books – however, now it’s a little overwhelming.

But I did want to share with you about the new paperback release of Parker Palmer’s “A Hidden Wholeness.” The hardcover edition came out in 2004 and this is the new paperback edition, which includes a guide for readers & group leaders, as well as a DVD entitled: “Circles of Trust: The Work of Parker J. Palmer.” So it’s a great deal for the book when you think about the enclosed DVD. I watched a couple of the clips from the DVD and it would be a great addition if you were going to use this book with an adult small group or if you wanted a clip for a retreat.

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