Active Nonviolence

Active Nonviolence

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781625642738
Publisher: Wipf & Stock Publishers
Publication date: 09/01/2013
Pages: 170
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.40(d)

About the Author

Dr. Gerard A Vanderhaar (1931-2005), author of six books on nonviolence as well as numerous articles and other publications. He was Professor Emeritus of Religion and Peace Studies at Christian Brothers University in Memphis, Tennessee, where he taught for twenty-eight years.

Table of Contents

Foreword Joan D. Chittister, O.S.B. v

Part 1 Personal Nonviolence

Chapter 1 Nonviolence in a Violent World 2

Chapter 2 A Philosophy of Nonviolence 8

Chapter 3 Life-Affirming Truth 15

Chapter 4 Personal Best 19

Part 2 Nonviolent Speech

Chapter 5 A Nonviolent Dialect 24

Chapter 6 A Manner of Speaking 30

Chapter 7 Nonviolent Criticism 36

Part 3 Nonviolence Toward Myself

Chapter 8 Personal Peace 42

Chapter 9 Healthy Self-Love 49

Part 4 Nonviolent Conflict Resolution

Chapter 10 Nonviolent Winning 56

Chapter 11 Cooperation and Trust 65

Part 5 Nonviolent Response to Assault

Chapter 12 Personal Assault 76

Chapter 13 Dynamics of a Nonviolent Response 83

Chapter 14 It Can Work 90

Part 6 Nonviolent Public Relations

Chapter 15 Courteous Assertion 96

Chapter 16 Fringe Benefits 101

Part 7 A Nonviolent Lifestyle

Chapter 17 To Live Decently 107

Chapter 18 Simpler Living 114

Chapter 19 Money Problems 121

Part 8 Nonviolent Impatience

Chapter 20 Inward Discontent 127

Chapter 21 Nonviolent Revenge 134

Chapter 22 A Different Drumbeat 138

Notes 144

Bibliography 151

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