Monday, January 10, 2011


The purpose of the Omni Center for Peace, Justice and Ecology
Faculty Award shall be to promote the study and teaching of peace and
nonviolence in accordance with the insights of Mahatma Gandhi, Martin
Luther King, Jr. and Senator J. William Fulbright.
(a) recognize exceptional research, teaching or service of faculty who
work to promote a culture of peace and the study of nonviolence;
(b) support faculty expenses and participation in conferences or
programs where peace issues or the promotion of nonviolence are
central to the purpose of the travel; or
(c) support other future program-based faculty efforts, especially
teaching and course work, that are consistent with the purpose of
this endowment.

RECENT BOOKS ON NONVIOLENCE (from Dick’s Biblio/ Resources #35 and later)
--Deats, Richard. Marked for Life: The Life of Hildegard Goss-Mayr. This Austrian Catholic pioneered in teaching the practice of nonviolence.
--Dear, John. A Persistent Peace: One Man’s Struggle for a Nonviolent Word. Peaceworks (July/August 2009).
--Handbook for Nonviolent Campaigns. War Resisters’ International. 2008.
-- Kaufman-Lacusta. Maxine. Refusing to Be Enemies: Palestinian and Israeli Nonviolent Resistance to the Israeli Occupation. Ithaca P, 2010. Rev. Terry Rogers, The Catholic Worker (Oct.-Nov. 2010). A study of many of the individuals and groups in Palestine and Israel that have been practicing nonviolence since the 1980s.
--Rynne, Terrence. Gandhi & Jesus: The Saving Power of Nonviolence. Orbis, 2008. Rev. The Catholic Worker (June-July 2009). Rynne’s “critique of war and its tit-for-tat madness is all-encompassing and sorely needed.” The heart of the book is his explanation of "the meaning of Jesus' sacrifice" as it applies to the violence epidemic of the present world.

-- Voices for Creative Nonviolence organizing against the U.S. wars, including end of Israeli occupation of Palestinian territories., 773-878-3815. The National Campaign for Nonviolent Resistance organized a series of protests including an action at the White House. Sign their petition to Obama for end of occupation of Afghanistan at Contact Joy First at
--Waging Nonviolence a new website for reporting on the use of nonviolence by ordinary people around the world.

John Dear, SJ – “On the Road to Peace”
National Catholic Reporter October 26, 2010
How can Jesus be nonviolent? Didn't he say to take up the sword?
I've been crisscrossing the country recently, destined for college auditoriums and churches. There I speak of the dire state of our spirits, tainted as they are by greed and war -- and by our nation's imperial aspirations. I contrast these realities with Jesus' astonishing counter offer: a world brimming with nonviolence, life and peace.Read More

From Joel Gordon:
Little Town of Bethlehem. See Israeli-Palestinian doc.
Budrus by Julia Bacha (2010) about a Palestinian village that resists Israeli occupation nonviolently, led by an ordinary citizen Ayed Morrar. Rev. In These Times (Nov. 2010): Bacha “lets the dynamic of resistance vs. militaristic oppression…speak for itself.”

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