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Book-Seeking Intimacy in a Diverse Community-Bahá'í Distribution Services

Seeking Intimacy in a Diverse Community

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How the Bahá’í community is learning to develop true intimacy through devotional meetings, reflection meetings and home visits and how it is learning to integrate not only the races but those who are outcast because of mental illness or physical disability.

The Bahá’í community is composed of people from all backgrounds and life circumstances - educated and uneducated, professional and non-professional, healthy and unwell, mentally sound and mentally ill; moral, obedient and edified. Some have lost every material thing they have ever owned; some have every material thing they need. All are called to a higher purpose than their own individual development: to achieve oneness and unity within this diverse community.

The author uses true stories to explain how the Bahá’í community is learning to develop true intimacy and unity through devotional meetings, reflection meetings and home visits and how it is learning to integrate not only the races but those who are outcast because of mental illness or physical disability.

 

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Author: Phyllis Peterson.

Format: Softcover book, 75 pages, 13 x 20 cm.

Publisher: George Ronald Publisher, 2013.

About Phyllis Peterson

Phyllis Peterson, a Life Skills Educator and international speaker, has traveled widely throughout Asia, Africa, and the Pacific to facilitate workshops to children, adults, and trainers. Her programs have been adopted by the governments of Botswana and Swaziland in Africa. Her workshops cover themes such as:

  • Protective Behaviours for Children
  • Boundaries Sculpting
  • Development of a Feeling Language
  • How to get rid of Stultifying Roles for Men and Women
  • How Acknowledgement Heals
  • Anger Alternatives
  • Conscience Development in Children


Her teaching environments include Family Violence Shelters, Women’s and Men’s Prisons, Universities, Community Colleges, Schools, Pre-schools, Nursing homes, Child Abuse Prevention Conferences, Community Centers, Orphanages, and Catholic Social Service Agencies.

Works by Phyllis Peterson