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Peace is the Way
by Walter Wink (Editor)
Sixty essays cover theory, practice and spirituality of nonviolence. The editor reminds us that the UN General Assembly unanimously proclaimed the first decade of the 21st century to be a Decade for a Culture of Peace and Nonviolence.

The Words of Peace: Selections from the Speeches of the Nobel Prize Winners of the Twentieth Century, Third Edition
by Irwin Abrams (Editor)
Updated to include all the voices of the century, this unique, moving, and inspiring collection contains excerpts from the acceptance speeches and lectures given by eighty laureates since the Award's inception in 1901. Selected by the world's foremost historian of the Nobel Peace Prize, which was established "to honor the heroes of peace," these excerpts were written or spoken by the eighty laureates of the twentieth century.

by Walter Brueggemann
First appearing during the peace-loving 1970s, this book now receives a welcome reintroduction as part of Chalice Press's Understanding Biblical Themes series. Brueggemann, professor of Old Testament at Columbia Theological Seminary, looks at the protean concept of "shalom" and its relation to concerns today for peace and justice.

For the Sake of Peace
by Daisaku Ikeda
Based on 20 years' worth of university lectures and proposals to the United Nations, this book addresses the issue of peace from the Buddhist perspective of compassion, interconnectedness of all life, and absolute respect for human life. Informed by the teachings of Nichiren, the 13th-century Japanese Buddhist teacher and reformer, this book about the subject of peace from various angles, including economics, the environment, disarmament, religion, and culture.

Inner Peace, World Peace : Essays on Buddhism and Nonviolence
Edited by Kenneth Kraft

Religions for Peace : A Call for Unity to the People of the World
by Francis Cardinal Arinze

The Way of the Peaceful Warrior: A Book that Changes Lives
by Dan Millman

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