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Fighting the lamb's war : skirmishes with the American Empire : the autobiography of Philip Berrigan

Author: Philip Berrigan; Fred Wilcox
Publisher: Bloomington, Ill. : iUniverse Inc., 2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : An Authors Guild backinprint.com editionView all editions and formats
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"It is difficult to be dispassionate about the Berrigans. No one who knows them can doubt that they are heroic individuals, willing to do what many realize should be done, regardless of the personal cost ... There are not too many people of whom this can be honestly said." -- Noam Chomsky, from the back cover.

The autobiography of non-violent activist Philip Berrigan.

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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Philip Berrigan; Philip Berrigan
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Philip Berrigan; Fred Wilcox
ISBN: 9781450279734 1450279732
OCLC Number: 726822322
Notes: Includes index.
Description: vii, 232 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Contents: Introduction --
Wordsworth and a few good fists --
Worlds on fire: fighting in World War II --
God and ordinary people --
Auction blocks and lynching posts --
Just wars and genocide --
Letters from the gulag: waging peace in prison --
Meeting and marrying Elizabeth McAlister --
Down by the riverside: community and nonviolence --
To be or not to be: beating swords into plowshares --
The revolution isn't over: working for the long haul --
Index.
Other Titles: Autobiography of Philip Berrigan
Responsibility: with Fred A. Wilcox.

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"It is difficult to be dispassionate about the Berrigans. No one who knows them can doubt that they are heroic individuals, willing to do what many realize should be done, regardless of the personal cost ... There are not too many people of whom this can be honestly said." -- Noam Chomsky, from the back cover.

The autobiography of non-violent activist Philip Berrigan.

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