Books tagged: nonviolence

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Ydnas: The Girl of the Prophecies
Price: Free! Words: 568,860. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
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Ydnas, a novel of ideas in the form of fantasy fiction, explores religion, money, and nonviolence. In a vast city, the social Balance is preserved by Theo-Anarchy with countless gods and churches. Kor brings Ydnas to her orphanage, helped by the local Church of Irony. But the Lord of Evil suspects Ydnas is the Girl whom Prophecies predict will upset the old Balance.
To Dwell in the Power of Truth.
Series: Sunderland P. Gardner Lectures, Book 49. You set the price! Words: 9,470. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2015 by Canadian Quaker Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christianity / Quaker
In the 1999 Sunderland P. Gardner lecture, Jack Ross describes his inspiring, life-long spiritual journey which led him to misery and transcendent joy in maximum security prisons as part of his non-violent witness to the power of truth.
Non-Violence - Gnani Purush Dadashri
Price: Free! Words: 29,340. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Self-realization, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Spiritual awakening
There is no human being who has not suffered from the effects of violence that abounds in this world. After suffering from such violence, one yearns and even tries to become free from violence. Violence happens through the mind speech and body. Non-violence also begins from the mind-speech and body. How? The precise scientific solution is clearly explained in this book of Gnani Purush Dadashri.
Nonviolent Struggle 50 Crucial Points
Price: Free! Words: 19,190. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Political science
This book is a primer on applying strategic nonviolent action in real campaigns. The techniques outlined in the following 15 chapters have been used successfully in many parts of the world. Contained in the book are lessons learned from many long and difficult nonviolent struggles against nondemocratic regimes and other opponents of basic human freedoms.
Peaceful Online Communication for High School Students
Price: Free! Words: 8,260. Language: English. Published: November 17, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Computers and Internet » Social networking, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Conflict resolution
This book is by teens for teens and covers ways of improving communication in online environments. It includes tips on dealing with cyberbullying, relating to friends and peers, and handling romantic relationships.
Courage Plumb
Price: Free! Words: 104,260. Language: American English. Published: August 8, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Christian » Fantasy, Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
Talon Sunsculptor leads a mishmash quarter of four adventure-seeking teenagers who must move beyond their secret-keeping selves and instead, forge a bond that equips them to achieve the impossible. Facing challenges from ancient secrets, mystical creatures, militant regimes, and even each other, the group must find the courage to believe the unbelievable.
Hope or Terror: Gandhi and the Other 9/11
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 11,250. Language: English. Published: October 31, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Political science, Nonfiction » History » Contemporary political
100 years before September 11, 2001, on September 11, 1906, M.K. Gandhi officially launched the world's first Satyagraha, or strategic, nonviolent resistance campaign. In this short book, noted peace scholar Michael Nagler tells the story of the birth of Satyagraha (literally "clinging to truth") in South Africa.
Fearless Freedom
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 39,230. Language: American English. Published: August 23, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Historical / United States / 20th Century, Fiction » African American fiction » Historical
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.
There Once Was a River Stone
Series: Mindfulness for a Better World, Book 1. Price: $3.49 USD. Words: 280. Language: English. Published: August 16, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Social Issues / Bullying, Fiction » Children’s books » Social Issues / Values & Virtues
A river stone is dislodged from its riverbed packed in a bag and was to finish her journey with millions of other stones on a sidewalk when something happens. Our stone becomes a superhero when she magically grows legs and feet. She groups with other stones who share the same values and together they will create something wonderful... a step toward mindfulness.
A Question of Faith: A History of the New Zealand Christian Pacifist Society
Price: $3.49 USD. Words: 67,130. Language: English. Published: August 12, 2013 by Philip Garside. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Australia & New Zealand, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Civil and human rights
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.