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Nonviolence

twenty-five lessons from the history of a dangerous idea

by Mark Kurlansky

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Published by Modern Library in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Nonviolence

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. [187]-194) and index

    StatementMark Kurlansky ; foreword by the Dalai Lama
    SeriesModern Library chronicles book, Modern Library chronicles
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHM1281 .K87 2006
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiv, 203 p. ;
    Number of Pages203
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17202772M
    ISBN 100679643354
    LC Control Number2006048145

    The book inspires a cautious yet hopeful optimism as it calls for a new interpretation of violence, and with it, a new imagining of nonviolence as a collective form of political action, writes Hesham Shafick. The Force of Non-Violence: The Ethical in the Political. Judith Butler. Verso. 1. This essay bears similarities to chapter six of Stride Toward Freedom, a shortened version of which was reprinted in Fellowship (see King, “My Pilgrimage to Nonviolence,” 1 September , in Papers –). A revised version of King's essay was later reprinted in a collected volume edited by Fey (How My Mind Has Changed [Cleveland.

    There is a rich intellectual heritage of nonviolence, and a great deal of that heritage has originated here in the United States. To promote awareness of that heritage and efforts to enrich it, I have written an introductory book on the history of the idea of nonviolence in the United States.   The book is an expansion of a paper that the authors wrote for the journal International Security in that caught the attention of many, since it was the first definitive study of its kind. (I cited the article in my book on Islam and nonviolence.).

    The case for nonviolence encounters skeptical responses from across the political spectrum. There are those on the left who claim that violence alone has the power to effect radical social and economic transformation, and others who claim, more modestly, that violence should remain one of the tactics at our disposal to bring about such change.   Nonviolence: The History of a Dangerous Idea by Mark Kurlansky “‘Nonviolence’ is a sweeping yet concise history that moves from ancient Hindu times to present-day conflicts raging in the Middle East and elsewhere. Kurlansky draws from history twenty-five provocative lessons on the subject that we can use to effect change today.


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In this timely, highly original, and controversial narrative, New York Times bestselling author Mark Kurlansky discusses nonviolence as a distinct entity, a course of action, rather than a mere state of lence can and should be a technique for overcoming social injustice and ending wars, he asserts, which is why it is the preferred method of those who speak truth to by: As a theologian, Martin Luther King reflected often on his understanding of nonviolence.

He described his own “pilgrimage to nonviolence” in his first book, Stride Toward Freedom, and in subsequent books and articles. “True pacifism,” or “nonviolent resistance,” King wrote, is “a courageous confrontation of evil by the power of love” (King, Stride, 80).

This book also includes a bibliography of other classic works on the subject for further reading. Kurlansky has done an excellent job of writing in a language that Americans in particular will understand.

I cannot recommend this book highly enough to anyone interested in peace and nonviolence and I'm confident it will change your thinking. Peace/5(16). write a foreword for this excellent book, both because of the book’s timeliness—there is an urgent need for nonviolence in every possible application today—and because he is so eminently qualifi ed to write it.

Over the past twelve years, we have seen the United States. “Any type of violence is against God, against religion, against spirituality, against humanity, and against nature. Maturity comes only through non-violence, love, and all-inclusiveness.” ― Amit Ray, Nonviolence: The Transforming Power.

Judith Butler’s new book shows how an ethic of nonviolence must be connected to a broader political struggle for social equality. Further, it argues that nonviolence is often misunderstood as a passive practice that emanates from a calm region of the soul, or as.

About Nonviolence. In this timely, highly original, and controversial narrative, New York Times bestselling author Mark Kurlansky discusses nonviolence as a distinct entity, a course of action, rather than a mere state of lence can and should be a technique for overcoming social injustice and ending wars, he asserts, which is why it is the preferred method of those who speak truth.

Nonviolence: The History of a Dangerous Idea, first published as Nonviolence: Twenty-Five Lessons from the History of a Dangerous Idea, is a book by Mark Kurlansky. It follows the history of nonviolence and nonviolent activism, focusing on religious and political ideals from early history to the : Mark Kurlansky.

Nonviolence – The practice of refusing to react to unfair acts with violence and using peace to bring about change. Book Preview. A Children's Book On Bishop Richard Allen: A Nonviolent Journey. [email protected] What this book accomplishes is nothing short of making nonviolence accessible, hopefully to many more people than have previously engaged with it.

This is a clear and friendly book, never compromising depth for simplicity, nor losing courage because of the core optimism woven through it. Nonviolence is the personal practice of being harmless to one's self and others under every condition. It comes from the belief that hurting people, animals and/or the environment is unnecessary to achieve an outcome and it also refers to a general philosophy of abstention from violence.

In his book How Nonviolence Protects the State. Michael Nagler’s newest book, The Nonviolence Handbook, is a great place to start. The Nonviolence Handbook: A G uide for Practical Action provides readers with a. Judith Butler defends an aggressive nonviolence in her newest book Ryan Di Corpo Febru Judith Butler, professor at the University of California, Berkeley, at the Centre de Cultura.

The Psychology of Nonviolence explores in a psychological perspective the meaning of nonviolence, particularly its philosophy, strategy, and implications. This book reports scientific evidence often based on experiments performed in accordance with the rules of experiments as the subject matter permits.

BOOK REVIEW In ‘The Force of Nonviolence,’ a tactic that still has some fight left. By John Freeman Globe Correspondent, Updated February 6,p.m. There are times when it seems like. In this timely, highly original, and controversial narrative, New York Times bestselling author Mark Kurlansky discusses nonviolence as a distinct entity, a course of action, rather than a mere state of lence can and should be a technique for overcoming social injustice and ending wars, he asserts, which is why it is the preferred method of those who speak truth to power/5(7).

This month, Verso is publishing Butler’s latest book, “The Force of Nonviolence.”It is a slim volume that makes an outsized argument: that our times, or perhaps all times, call for imagining.

Last revised: Ap Click reload or refresh for latest version Nonviolence and the Book of Revelation with an Annotated Bibliography. Dan Clendenin begins an Internet commentary for the week of Easter 4C () with a nice summary.

There are sixty-six books in the Christian Bible, none of which has provoked more controversy, esoteric speculation, or misunderstanding. STUDY GROUP QUESTIONS. Starting a study group using John Dear’s latest book The Nonviolent Life is a great way to begin the nonviolent journey or simply continue deeper along that path.

The book is divided into three parts: 1) Nonviolence Toward Ourselves, 2) Nonviolence Toward All Others, 3) Joining the Global Grassroots Movement of Nonviolence. Nonviolence can and should be a technique for overcoming social injustice and ending wars, he asserts, which is why it is the preferred method of those who speak truth to power.

Nonviolence is a sweeping yet concise history that moves from ancient Hindu times to present-day. Mahatma Gandhi's views on Non-violence, complete book online.

PEACE, NON-VIOLENCE AND CONFLICT RESOLUTION. My Non-violence. Written by: M. K. Gandhi Compiled and Edited by: Sailesh Kumar Bandopadhyaya First Edition: 3, copies, November Total: 6, copies ISBN 81. Nonviolence: The History of a Dangerous Idea.

by Mark Kurlansky. pp, Jonathan Cape, £ Riot!: Civil Insurrection from Peterloo to the Present DayAuthor: Ian Pindar. Nonviolence can and should be a technique for overcoming social injustice and ending wars, he asserts, which is why it is the preferred method of those who speak truth to power.

Nonviolence is a sweeping yet concise history that moves from ancient Hindu times to present-day conflicts raging in the Middle East and elsewhere/5(5).