Love in Action: Writings on Nonviolent Social Change

Love in Action: Writings on Nonviolent Social Change

by Thich Nhat Hanh, Daniel Berrigan

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Overview

Love in Action is a collection of more than two decades of Thich Nhat Hanh's seminal writings on nonviolence, peace, and reconciliation. Reflecting on the devastation of war—from Vietnam to the Persian Gulf—Nhat Hanh speaks in the tradition of Gandhi and King of the need for mindfulness, and altruistic love as the basis for political action.


"Exploring the roots of war or describing the path to peace, nobody makes more sense than Thich Nhat Hanh."—Inquiring Mind

"[Nhat Hanh] articulates the central teaching that violence originates in each person...and that with the practice of mediation and mindfulness it can be overcome."—The San Francisco Chronicle

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781935209232
Publisher: Parallax Press
Publication date: 05/01/1993
Sold by: Penguin Random House Publisher Services
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 154
File size: 2 MB

About the Author

Thich Nhat Hanh is one of the most revered Zen teachers in the world today. He played a central role in theh Buddhist nonviolent movement for peace in Vietnam during the 1960's and served as Chair of the Buddhist Peace delegation to the Paris Peace Talks. His best-selling books include Happiness and Peace Is Every Step. He lives in Plum Village in southwest France, where he teaches the art of mindful living.

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