The pacifist conscience.

  • 477 Pages
  • 1.77 MB
  • English
Holt, Rinehart and Winston , New York
LC ClassificationsJX1963 .M428
The Physical Object
Pagination477 p.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5943982M
LC Control Number65015053

The pacifist conscience book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers/5. Conscience does pay due attention to her forebear, but it also traces the parallel stories of his three brothers.

Two o It is not surprising that the World War I experiences of Norman Thomas () form a major part of Louisa Thomas' new book: This long-lived peace advocate was, after all, the author's great grandfather and a six-time /5(39).

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Chicago, Regnery Co. [, ©] (OCoLC) Document Type. Instead, in her first book, “Conscience: Two Soldiers, Two Pacifists, One Family — A Test of Will and Faith in World War I,” she has been far more daring.

In fact, the lengthy subtitle is a. Eric Metaxas is the #1 New York Times bestselling author of Bonhoeffer, Martin Luther, If You Can Keep It, Miracles, Seven Women, Seven Men, andAmazing books have been translated into more than twenty-five languages.

His writing has appeared in the Wall Street Journal, the New York Times, and the New Yorker, and Metaxas has appeared as a cultural commentator on CNN, Fox News, and Cited by: 3. In her book, Conscience, Louisa Thomas paints a clear picture of the way in which World War I created conflict not only within a family, but also across a nation.

Her literary family portrait—Ms. Thomas is the great granddaughter of Norman Thomas—offers an up-close-and-personal look at the way in which war’s destructive power can divide.

The pacifist conscience by Mayer, Peter, edt. Publication date Topics Internet Archive Contributor Internet Archive Language English "Bibliography of books on war, pacifism, non-violence, and related studies, compiled and edited by William Robert Miller": p. [] Borrow this book to access EPUB and PDF files.

IN Pages: In her book Conscience, Louisa Thomas recounts the life of her great-grandfather, Norman Thomas, and his three brothers, who had conflicting views during World War I.

The sons of a Presbyterian. Famous Pacifists. A pacifist is somebody who opposes war and refuses to fight.

There are different levels of pacifism. Absolute pacifists – Someone who refuses to kill whatever the circumstances. Even in self-defence. Conditional pacifists – Someone who generally opposes war, but may accept there are times when it is necessary.

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The Butter Battle Book – Dr. Seuss, Peter Brock (–) was an English-born Canadian historian who specialized in the history of pacifism and Eastern Europe. Life. Peter Brock was born in on Guernsey, Channel Islands. Although he came from a military family, he rejected this tradition.

While studying at Exeter College, Oxford, he came under the influence of pacifist ideas, particularly those of Bart de Ligt. InPeter Baxter’s misfortune ends the day he leaves Badgerys Creek orphanage.

Unsure of what to do next, Peter finds himself on a farm run by Mr. Brown. An aging man, Brown needs help and is happy to give Peter a place to live Author: Mehreen Ahmed. Open Library is an initiative of the Internet Archive, a (c)(3) non-profit, building a digital library of Internet sites and other cultural artifacts in digital projects include the Wayback Machine, and   In this week’s Book Review, Alan Riding reviews Louisa Thomas’s book “Conscience: Two Soldiers, Two Pacifists, One Family — A Test of Will and Faith in World War I.”.

Thomas’s great-grandfather Norman Thomas was for decades the face of the American Socialist Party. Evan became a conscientious objector, protesting conscription; when the truce was signed on Novemhe was in solitary confinement.

Norman Thomas was a Presbyterian minister when the war began. Before the United States entered the war, he became a. In Survival and Conscience: From the Shadows of Nazi of group identity and politics, where collective traumas are manipulated to exploit and subjugate others.

Lillian’s book is penned with the poise of an intellectual, but with the heart of a poet—unpretentious, refined and profound. world traveler, Jew, and pacifist, Lillian writes. The dilemma of discovering the appropriate role for the pacifist in wartime reached a new intensity in the spring of when the Germans achieved their military breakthrough in Europe: how to reconcile the promptings of the pacifist conscience with the sense of duty owed to.

The war-hero and the pacifist. Over 1, people gathered to hear JFK's speechwriter discuss his new book, "Counselor: A Life at the Edge of History.". Framingham author Elizabeth Fideler recently published “Margaret Pearmain Welch (): Proper Bostonian, Activist, Pacifist, Reformer, Preservationist.”Author: Cindy Cantrell.

Conscience: Two Soldiers, Two Pacifists, One Family—a Test of Will and Faith in World War I User Review - Book Verdict. Norman Thomas, though almost forgotten today, ran for President six times as a Socialist. A Presbyterian minister by lineage and education, he shared a strict Protestant, moral upbringing and a Read full review4/5(1).

Conscience moves from the gothic buildings of Princeton to the tenements of New York City, from the West Wing of the White House to the battlefields of France, tracking how four young men navigated a period of great uncertainty and upheaval.

A Thomas family member herself (Norman was Louisa’s great grandfather), Thomas proposes that there is.

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The NOOK Book (eBook) of the Pacifist: Or, My War and Louis Lepke by Donald Wetzel at Barnes & Noble. FREE Shipping on $35 or more. Due to COVID, orders may be : Donald Wetzel. The genesis of the book by van Creveld involved questions regarding why conscience was so ineffectual among German Lutherans and Catholics in confronting the Nazis.

In the process of responding to these questions, he was led to study the entire history of the concept, which includes Kant’s nuanced treatment of conscience as a function of. (1) According to Walter Hooper, who compiled the book, the essay being critiqued was originally a paper written for a pacifist society at Oxford sometime in (2) Here “the pacifist question” refers to the question Lewis assumes is the primary concern of the pacifist group he is addressing.

The first book I picked up was Martin Luther King's autobiography. It was a book I'd already been meaning to read, and I knew MLK's example of peaceful, stubborn, courageous protest was about to become intensely relevant again in the United States of America.

Later, more recently, I returned to a book I'd read a few times before: Plato's. ‘Pacifism’ was coined in (in French) to describe the ideas of the peace movement as a whole. It thus applied not only to the absolutist minority that unconditionally refused to fight, but also to the reformist mainstream, which believed that war could be abolished (for example, by improving international law and arbitrating disputes between states) but nonetheless accepted that, until.

Memorial Day and the Pacifist Conscience For much of my life I've described myself as a pacifist, although what I've meant by that term has evolved over the years. Your essay reminds me of the truth of Stanley Hauerwas new book, War and the American Difference: "I hope, therefore, that my attempt to (re)describe war as an alternative to.

A book that I recently read and strongly suggest should be added to every pacifist Christian’s summer reading list is The End of Illusions, edited by Joseph Loconte (). This book examines how American religious leaders responded to the wars that were occurring in Europe and the Far East from   The pacifist conscience Peter Mayer Snippet view - All Book Search results » About the author () Haniel Long is the author of "Notes for a New Mythology," "The Power Within Us," "Notes for a New Mythology," and "The Marvellous Adventure of Cabeza de Vaca," which was first published in   The Imperative of Conscience Rights.

American legal scholar Robert Vischer, in his book on conscience and the common good, for example, the pacifist who signs up for the armed forces but later refuses to mobilize during a war in which there .