Michael Lerner has been a voice of social healing and transformation for the past 35 years. A student at the Jewish Theological Seminary and a protege of Abraham Joshua Heschel, America's most respected Jewish theologian, Michael later received a Ph.D. in philosophy a second Ph.D. in clinical psychology. In 1986, Michael founded Tikkun Magazine, widely recognized as one of the most important political/cultural periodicals in the world. His most recent book is Spirit Matters. He lives in San Francisco where he leads Beyt Tikkun Synagogue.