Bridging Divides Follow Up

Bridging Divides Follow Up

Tools to Bridge Divides

Book Discussion - February 16, 2023

Join us for a rich discussion with the authors, Jack Hamilton and Elisabeth Seaman, on ways to transform conflict.

Come if you have read the book or not!

Conflict - The Unexpected Gift: Making the Most of Disputes in Life and Work

by Jack Hamilton and Elisabeth Seaman

Thursday, February 16, from 7:00 to 8:30 pm In-Person at Saratoga Federated Church


Come meet the authors! Authors Jack Hamilton and Elisabeth Seaman will join the discussion! You will be able to ask the authors in person your toughest queries on how to ‘make the most of disputes in life and work’. Hope you will join us!

This easy-to-read book will give you tools to handle conflicts of all sorts and exercises to practice. It came out of seminars that were presented to adults, high schoolers and even middle schoolers. All are welcome to participate, if you have read the book or not. The book can be found on Amazon. Contact Sarah Penzel if book scholarships are needed.

Teaching Video

Did you miss the event? Want a review on how to address conflict in your life? Watch the video below.

Presentation Recording

Jill Tolles, Legislator and Professor

Book Resource List

Want to dig deeper? Here is a list of resource books for adults and children from a variety of perspectives:

Conflict - The Unexpected Gift: Making the Most of Disputes in Life and Work

 by Jack Hamilton and Elisabeth Seaman

In Defense of Kindness: Why It Matters, How It Changes Our Lives, and How It Can Save the World

by Bruce Reyes-Chow

Christians in the Age of Outrage

by Ed Stetzer

The Wisdom of Listening

edited by Mark Brady

Difficult Conversations: How To Discuss What Matters Most

by Douglas Stone, Bruce Patton, and Sheila Heen (of the Harvard Negotiation Project)

We're Different, We're the Same, and We're Wonderful!

Sesame Street by Bobbi Jane Kates, illustrated by Joe Mathieu

On the Playground: Our First Talk About Prejudice

by Dr. Jillian Roberts, Illustrated by Jane Heinrichs

Enemy Pie

by Derek Munson, Illustrated by Tara Callahan King