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Mohandas Gandhi : essential writings

Author: Gandhi, Mahatma; John Dear
Publisher: Maryknoll, NY : Orbis Books, 2002.
Series: Modern spiritual masters series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Acknowledged as one of the great souls of the twentieth century and leader of the Indian independence movement, Gandhi defined the modern practice of nonviolence, wedding an ethic of love to a practical method of social struggle. His philosophy was rooted in a deep spirituality. For Gandhi the struggle for peace and social justice was ultimately related to the search for God. These writings reveal the heart and soul  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Named Person: Gandhi, Mahatma; Gandhi, Mahatma
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Gandhi, Mahatma; John Dear
ISBN: 1570754322 9781570754326
OCLC Number: 49312372
Description: 191 pages ; 21 cm.
Contents: Introduction: Mahatma Gandhi, apostle of nonviolence --
My life is my message: autobiographical wirtings --
The search for God --
The pursuit of truth --
The prractice of nonviolence --
The discipline of prayer and fasting --
The urgent need for nuclear disarmament --
The life of steadfast resistance --
Epilogue.
Series Title: Modern spiritual masters series.
Other Titles: Works.
Responsibility: selected with an introduction by John Dear.

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Acknowledged as one of the great souls of the twentieth century and leader of the Indian independence movement, Gandhi defined the modern practice of nonviolence, wedding an ethic of love to a practical method of social struggle. His philosophy was rooted in a deep spirituality. For Gandhi the struggle for peace and social justice was ultimately related to the search for God. These writings reveal the heart and soul of a man whose life and message bear special relevance to all spiritual seekers today.

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