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Mahatma Gandhi - His Life & Ideas
Mahatma Gandhi - His Life & Ideas

Mahatma Gandhi - His Life & Ideas

by Charles F Andrews

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Language

English

Publisher

Jaico

ISBN

817992422X - Year: 2005 - Pages: 333

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Paperback

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Author: Charles F Andrews
Publisher: Jaico
Year: 2005
Language: English
Pages: 333
ISBN/UPC (if available): 817992422X

Description

A passionate portrait of the faith and life of Gandhi, written by one of his closest friends, an Anglican priest. Now with an all-new foreword by Dr Arun Gandhi, Mahatma Gandhi’s grandson, this thoughtful biography offers intriguing insights into Gandhi’s early life, religious practice, and his efforts to further peace and justice in the world.

Written by Charles Andrews-a longtime friend of Gandhi’s –Mahatma Gandhi: His Life & Ideas examines from a contemporary activist’s point of view the religious and political environments that influenced the birth of the peaceful resistance movement, the primary tool that Gandhi and the people of his homeland used to gain India its freedom from British rule.

Including excerpts from Gandhi’s personal correspondence and professional writings, Mahatma Gandhi-His Life & Ideas provides an ideal introduction to the life and life’s work of one of the most influential figures of the twentieth century.

Dr Arun Gandhi is Mahatma Gandhi’s grandson and cofounder of the M K Gandhi Institute for Nonviolence in Memphis, Tennessee. He is the author of several books, including Legacy of Love-My Education in the Path of Nonviolence.

Contents

FOREWORD TO THE SKY LIGHT LIVES EDITION

PREFACE

INTRODUCTION

A SHORT LIST OF COMMON INDIAN WORKS

PART I- THE RELIGIOUS ENVIRONMENT

The Background of Hinduism
The Hindu-Muslim Problem
The Christian Contact
The Place of Jesus
The Ashram of Soul-Force
The Religious Meaning of Swadeshi
The Teaching of Ahimsa
The Ethics of Khaddar
Our Shame and Theirs

PART II-THE HISTORICAL SETTING

A Confession of Faith, 1909
Passive Resistance in South Africa
Tolstoy Farm
Satyagraha in India
To Every Englishman
The Great Sentinel
The Bombay Riots
Trial and Imprisonment
The Fast at Delhi
The Women’s Movement in India
A Morning with Gandhi
Conclusion

A Note from the Editors at SkyLight Paths
Appendices
Acknowledgments
Index
About SkyLight Paths
Photographs

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