“A must-read for all peacemakers and for anyone who has any doubts about the efficacy of nonviolence.”—Arun Gandhi, founder/president, Gandhi Worldwide Education Institute
“All of us need to be grateful for the clarity of this exceptional book. . . . The ‘go-to’ book for generations to come.” —Gregory J. Boyle, S.J., founder, Homeboy Industries and author, Tattoos on the Heart
“Thank you to the Linns for an important and inspiring book.”—Marie Dennis, co-president, Pax Christi International
With stories ranging from Gandhi’s struggles in India, to resistance against Nazi occupation, the U.S. Civil Rights movement, and protests extending to the recent campaign by young people against gun violence, this book provides an inspiring account of the amazing power of active nonviolence.
Denny and Sheila Linn have taught courses on healing, forgiveness, and nonviolence in over sixty countries and in many universities. They are the authors of twenty-three books, which have sold over a million copies in English and have been translated into more than twenty languages. Their son John Linn is a college student in Denver, majoring in education. They live in Colorado.