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Brave Hearts, Rebel Spirits: The Spiritual Activists Handbook

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You know the names Martin Luther King, Jr., Mohandas Gandhi, Nelson Mandela. But have you heard of Roy Bourgeois, Neta Golan, or Sulak Sivaraksa? How about Vandana Shiva, Daniel and Philip Berrigan, or Janusz Korczak? They, and the dozens more spiritual activists in this book, are the heirs to that great tradition of faith-based activism. The spiritual activists in this book are environmentalists, gay-rights activists, peace workers, land reformers, and child advocates. They are Buddhists and Catholics, Hindus and Muslims, Baha'is, Jews, and Quakers. The stories of these modern-day prophets of positive change will inspire you, and the resources provided in each chapter will help you put your own beliefs to work in the world.

Synopsis:

A collection of stories of spiritual activists, from well-known names such as Martin Luther King, Jr, and Nelson Mandela to Neta Golan and Janusz Korczak. The activists covered include environmentalists and gay-rights activists, peace workers, land reformers and child advocates.

About the Author

Brooke Shelby Biggs is a journalist, an activist, and the author of Brave Hearts, Rebel Spirits. For more information please visit her website.

Table of Contents

Dedication
Contents
Introduction
Chapter One: Fugitives from Justice
Daniel and Phillip Berrigan, Catholic Priests, Anti-War Activists

Trident Ploughshares, British Interfaith Peace Activists Dorothy Day, Founter, Catholic Worker Movement
Chapter Two: Divine Obedience
Father Roy Bourgeois, Catholic Priest, Founder of The School of the Americas Watch Dorothy Hennessey, Catholic Nun, SOA Watch Activist Martin Sheen, Catholic Actor and Activist Oscar Romero, Archbishop of El Salvador
Chapter Three: The Radical Humanist
John Trudell, Santee Sioux Indigenous Rights Activist Rigoverta Menchu, Mayan Indigenous Rights Activist Winona LaDuke, Ojibwe Environmental and Indigenous Rights Activist
Chapter Four: A Spark for Justice
Isabell Coe, Wiragariee, Aboriginal Tent Embassy Diplomat Charles Perkins, Arrente Aboriginal Civil-Rights Advocate Kevin Buzzacott, Arabunna Elder, Anti-Nuclear Activist
Chapter Five: The American Gandhi
A.J. Muste, Calvinist Quaker Labor Leader Cesar Chavez, Founder, Union Farm Workers Mother Jones, Catholic Labor Agitator
Chapter Six: The King of Kindness
Vinoba Bhave, Brahman Land-Rights Leader Satish Kumar, Jain Monk, Walker for Peace Vandana Shiva, Hindu Anti-Globalization Activist
Chapter Seven: Truth in Love, Relentlessly
Mel White, Evangelical Christian Gay Rights Advocate Jose Cabezon, Buddhist Gay Liberationist Bayard Rustin, Quaker Civil Rights Organizer
Chapter Eight: Shalom, Salam
Neta Golan, Buddhist Jew, Middle East Peace Activist Jean Zaru, Quaker Plaestinian Peace Advocate Thich Nhat Hanh, Buddhist Monk, Peace Worker Meena Keshwar Kamal, Muslim Founder of the Association of Women of Afghanistan
Chapter Nine: Hope and Resistance
Janusz Korczak, Jewish Child Advocate Dietrich Bonhoeffer, Protestant Theologian, Nazi Resister Mairead Maguire, Catholic Peace Organizer
Chapter Ten: Man of the Trees
Richard St. Barbe Baker, Baha'i Conservationist Julia Butterfly Hill, Pantheist Environmentalist Roads Protesters, Pagan Earth Defenders Sulak Sivaraksa, Buddhist Environmental Organizer
Acknowledgements
Photography Credits
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Product Details

ISBN:
9780954395902
Subtitle:
A Spiritual Activists Handbook
Other:
Roddick, Anita
Other:
Roddick, Anita
Author:
Biggs, Brooke Shelby
Publisher:
Anita Roddick Books
Location:
Chichester
Subject:
General
Subject:
Reference
Subject:
Spiritual life
Subject:
Practical Politics
Subject:
Social action
Subject:
Political Process - General
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series Volume:
108-3
Publication Date:
20030501
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
251
Dimensions:
8.42x7.88x.62 in. 1.11 lbs.

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