The Seed and the Tree

by Daniel A. Seeger

Paperback, 1986

Status

Available

Call number

CP 269

Publication

Pendle Hill Pubns (1986)

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This very special pamphlet on the spiritual meaning of nonviolence is notable for careful clarity and spiritual wisdom.
Writing in the 1980s, Seeger notes the prevalence among committed workers for social justice of a position either advocating for or tolerant of the use of "controlled" violence against the system of oppression. He sees such activists, formerly committed to nonviolence, having changed their view in response to outrage and frustration at the brutality and persistence of the violent systems. And he asks: can the use of violence in any way further the cause of nonviolent social change? His answer is deeply spiritually wise.… (more)

ISBN

0875742696 / 9780875742694

Local notes

Pendle Hill Pamphlet 269

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