Books tagged: nonviolence

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Strategy & Soul: a campaigner's tale of fighting billionaires, corrupt officials, and Philadelphia casinos
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Price: $14.99 USD. Words: 170,270. Language: English. Published: January 7, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Activism
The movement was outspent by hundreds of millions of dollars, up against powerful elected officials, private investigators, and the state supreme court. This David versus Goliath story gives unparalled access to the behind-the-scenes of campaigns, making the nuances of strategy come to life. Written by an experienced and unusually self-reflective direct action organizer.
Outlaw or American Patriot?
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Price: Free! Words: 80,940. Language: English. Published: January 23, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism
"Resist illegitimate authority!" meant both religious and secular authority as they waged the Vietnam War. Inspired by the visions of Vatican Council II and Pierre Teilhard de Chardin, like other "Catholic Radicals," I destroyed tens of thousands of draft cards as one of the "Minnesota 8." Why did I do it? What did my trial and prison do to me? Dread-filled times waging "Peace, now!" MLK & Lennon!
Sensual Preciousness, Volume 1
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Price: Free! Words: 99,460. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics
Sensual Preciousness introduces the Earthfolk vision and practices of intimacy. A fundamentally distinct way of understanding what it means to be human and how humans can interact with each other. Concerned about the worldwide upheaval termed “globalization.” Offering an emotional and intellectual analysis accompanied by personal rituals and practices for experiencing one’s sensual preciousness.
Kill the dove!
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Price: Free! Words: 168,490. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
A tale of the revolutionary 1960’s. No novel has covered these religious, political, imprisoned and sexual experiences. Follow the love and betrayals of three radical anti-war and feminist activists: Jared, Aaren, and Char. Share Jared’s experiences in federal prison as the impact of the Vietnam war, sexism and the failure of traditional moral and spiritual value systems play out in their lives.
What Does the Bible Say About War and Violence?
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Series: What Does the Bible Say About.... Price: Free! Words: 33,290. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2013 by Grace Communion International. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Theology / Ethics
The Bible does not prohibit believers from using force to stop evil aggressors. Ralph Orr examines the biblical evidence that is sometimes used by pacifists. He has a detailed study of the Old Testament, the Sermon on the Mount, and other relevant texts.
Gun Control and The Second Amendment
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,350. Language: English. Published: May 14, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs
All current and future gun control advocates should have this book in their book library as this book can be utilized as an effective training tool for Second Amendment debate with pro-gun facets of society. Byron Goines delivers irrefutable facts and truth in the revised and expanded 2nd Edition of Gun Control and the Second Amendment, debunking the pro-gun facet Second Amendment deception.
Where This Path Begins: Renderings Of The Tao Te Ching
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Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 10,150. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Taoism
Where This Path Begins is Bruce Fertman’s interpretation of Lao Tzu’s eighty-one passages. Though many translations are available, this book is a clear departure from the others in that it takes us, through contemporary images, one step further; into our bodies, and into the very real problems we face. This is a version of the Tao Te Ching unlike any other.
A Question of Faith: A History of the New Zealand Christian Pacifist Society
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 67,130. Language: English. Published: August 12, 2013 by Philip Garside. Category: Nonfiction » History » Australia & New Zealand
Christian pacifists opposed all war, at all times irrespective of political developments. They shared a core and absolute belief, based on the teachings of Jesus Christ, that war was a moral and ethical sin. In March 1936, Wellington Methodist Minister Ormond Burton and his circuit steward A C Barrington established the Christian Pacifist Society of New Zealand. This is it's history.
There Once Was a River Stone
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Series: Mindfulness for a Better World, Book 1. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 170. Language: English. Published: August 16, 2013. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Social Issues / Bullying
The story retells the adventure or a river bed stone. Along the plot, the stone becomes more and more alive, it thinks, feels and finaly moves. A step towards respect and genuine happiness. It is only once you gets to the last picture that you will see mindful piles of stones; a message from the author that this path might leads us towards nonviolence. A picture book with no age limit :-) Kamon
Fearless Freedom
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 39,230. Language: American English. Published: August 23, 2013. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Historical / United States / 20th Century
Eleven-year-old Bernice Givens learns about courage and fear when she becomes a freedom fighter in the civil rights movement that her hero, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., leads in her hometown of Birmingham, Alabama, during the historic spring and summer of 1963.