Author: John DearPublisher: New Age BooksYear: 2004Language: EnglishPages: 191ISBN/UPC (if available): 817822223X
Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi (1869-1948) is acknowledged as one of the great souls of the twentieth century and leader of the Indian independence movement. He defined the modern practice of nonviolence, wedding an ethic of love to a practical method of social struggle.Gandhi’s philosophy was rooted in a deep spirituality. For him the struggle for peace and social justice was ultimately related to the search for God. Dr P C AlexanderIf humanity is to progress, Gandhi is inescapable. We may ignore him at our own risk.-Martin Luther King, Jr.A timely book that will go a long way in understanding Gandhi’s approach to nonviolence. A must read for all peacemakers.ARUN GANDHI, Founder Director, M K Gandhi Institute for Nonviolence.
Chronology of the Life of Mohandas GandhiSources and Recommended ReadingsIntroduction:MAHATMA GANDHI, APOSTLE OF NONVIOLENCE My life is my message: Autobiographical WritingsThe Search for GodThe Pursuit of TruthThe Practice of NonviolenceThe Discipline of Prayer and FastingThe Urgent Need for Nuclear DisarmamentThe Life of Steadfast ResistanceEpilogue