Mohandas Gandhi by Mohandas Gandhi
Essential Writings (Modern Spiritual Masters Series)

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Mohandas Gandhi (1869-1948), acknowledged as one of the great souls of the twentieth century and leader of the Indian independence movement, defined the modern practice of nonviolence. These writings reveal the heart and soul of a man whose message of nonviolence bears special relevance to all spiritual seekers today

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John Dear is an internationally known voice for peace and nonviolence. He is a popular speaker, peacemaker, organizer, lecturer, retreat leader, and the author/editor of 30 books. He has organized and participated in nonviolent campaigns for over three decades; been arrested some 75 times in acts of civil disobedience against war and injustice; and spent nearly a year of his life in jail for peace. Recently, John was nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize by Archbishop Desmond Tutu. For further information, see
Published September 10, 2002 by Orbis Books. 192 pages
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, History, Religion & Spirituality, Education & Reference, Travel. Non-fiction

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The life of one of the century's most influential political leaders, from birth and a lackluster academic career in India and England to emergence as a social activist who combated racism in South Africa and, later, India.

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Orbis adds to its Modern Spiritual Masters series with Mohandas Gandhi: Essential Writings, edited and introduced by John Dear.

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Each print has an approximate image size of 7-1/2" x 10-1/2", is printed on heavy white archival paper, and comes in a matte black wood-composite 12" x 16" glass frame with an off-white acid-free archival mat.

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Spirituality & Practice

It provides a moral basis to all other activities which they would otherwise lack, reducing life to a maze of 'sound and fury signifying nothing.' " In another passage, Gandhi expresses his belief in the truth of all religions.

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