Books tagged: nonviolence

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How the God of Jesus Makes Peace
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 29,590. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2017 by Thomas Fenton. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Biblical Criticism & Interpretation / General
Theologian/author William Frazier examines the death of Jesus and peacemaking, making two points: (1) peace is our most direct route into the soteriological world, and (2) the vast majority of Christian commentators rarely, if ever, do more than rather vague, generic justice to the New Testament message about peace.
Renunciation: My Pilgrimage from Catholic Military Chaplain, Hawk on Vietnam, and Medal of Honor Recipient to Civilian Warrior for Peace
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 104,850. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2017 by Thomas Fenton. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
"Renunciation" tells the story of Chaplain (Capt.) Charles Liteky, a Catholic chaplain who was awarded and then renounced and returned the Medal of Honor. As he became aware of the true nature and reasons for the war in Vietnam and after seeing the effects of U.S. government policies in Central America (and, later, Iraq), he became the only Medal of Honor recipient to renounce this honor.
Flex Cop: A Police Officer's Creative Approach to Conflict
Price: Free! Words: 6,670. Language: English. Published: December 11, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Law enforcement, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Leadership
A former Cincinnati police officer with a 30-year police career recounts his experience using totally outside-the-box approaches to manage and resolve conflict. On the Cincinnati police force Mr. Gardner was given responsibility for the most volatile cases because he developed such effective—though unconventional—ways of dealing with these dangerous situations.
The Historian: A Smolder novel
Series: The Smolder. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 56,850. Language: English. Published: August 23, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Christian » Romance, Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
When war breaks out, Tomas finds himself caught between the totalitarian government he's loyally served his entire life, and some fascinating rebels he never dreamed existed. Meanwhile, he's surrounded by too many available women, but in the Subterran world, the rule is 'hands off the women' except for a man with his wife. But it's proving harder than he could have imagined to find a wife.
Love Versus Terrorism – Poems on Anti Terror , Peace , Love , Brotherhood – Part 2
Price: Free! Words: 41,780. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Spiritual
This Book which has 69 differently titled Poems is actually Part 1 of the Book titled – Love Versus Terrorism ( 409 pages ) .
Love Versus Terrorism – Poems on Anti Terror , Peace , Love , Brotherhood – Part 1
Price: Free! Words: 29,470. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Spiritual
This Book which has 50 differently titled Poems is actually Part 1 of the Book titled – Love Versus Terrorism ( 409 pages ) .
Gospel Singers and Gunslingers; Riots and Radicals
Price: Free! Words: 25,540. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
This book confronts the misconceptions, distortions and outright lies that have created a popular myth of the American Civil Rights movement as nonviolent. Only after the introduction of armed self defense, riots and militant rhetoric was the nonviolent civil rights movement able to affect change and achieve its main goals of desegregation and voting rights.
No More Turning Away, A Revolution In Education, Solutions For a Violent World, Second Edition
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 55,720. Language: English. Published: June 28, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Philosophy & social aspects
They say if you look for something hard enough, you just might find it. “No More Turning Away” tells the story of a small group of educators who—after decades of watching their schools and communities become overcome by alienation, drugs, homelessness and violence—decided to do something about it. What they learned was shocking in it’s effectiveness and scope.
Voices of Harmony and Dissent: How Peacebuilders are Transforming Their Worlds
Price: Free! Words: 115,910. Language: Canadian English. Published: May 31, 2015 by Canadian School of Peacebuilding. Categories: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Personal Growth / General, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Spiritual awakening
Have you ever met people who faced deeply into the difficulties of life but still have a sense of joy, compassion, even playfulness? The 15 bold peace-builders in this book are just such people. These bestselling authors shares with you wisdom, inspiring stories and real life experiences. Each shares their best insights about the art of conflict and how to be peace in the midst disruption.
My Trip to the Land of Gandhi: A Mexican-American's Journey to the Legacy of Nonviolent Resistance
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 78,580. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Civil and human rights, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Democracy
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A memoir about a Mexican mother’s son growing up in poverty in America and his pursuit of the human right to education through the legacy of Gandhian nonviolence. Erik Olson Fernández’s journey and his strategic insights are a call to action to finish the “unfinished business” of the 1960s with a nonviolent struggle for the human right to quality free public education in the Americas.