Recommended Book List

Here is our list of recommended books for those in the struggles for peace and justice:

Fisher, Roger and Ury, William, Getting to Yes: Negotiating Agreement Without Giving In.

Francis, Diana, People, Peace and Power: Conflict Transformation in Action.

Hunter, Daniel, Strategy and Soul: A Campaigner’s Tale of Fighting Billionaires, Corrupt Officials, and Philadelphia Casinos. 

Keen, Sam, Faces of the Enemy: Reflections of the Hostile Imagination.

LaMotte, David, Worldchanging 101: Challenging the Myth of Powerlessness.

Lederach, John Paul, The Moral Imagination: The Art and Soul of Building Peace.

Lederach, John Paul, The Journey Toward Reconciliation.

McConnell, John A., Mindful Mediation: A Handbook for Buddhist Peacemakers.

Nouwen, Henri, The Wounded Healer: Ministry in Contemporary Society.

O’Donahue, John, Beauty: The Invisible Embrace–Rediscovering the True Sources of Compassion, Serenity and Hope.

Perez Esquivel, Adolfo, Christ in a Poncho: Testimonials of the Nonviolent Struggles in Latin America.

Rosenberg, Marshall B., Nonviolent Communication: A Language of Life.

Seibert, Eric A., Disarming the Church: Why Christians Must Forsake Violence to Follow Jesus and Change the World.

Sharp, Gene, Waging Nonviolent Struggle.

Tutu, Desmond, No Future Without Forgiveness

Wiesenthal, Simon, The Sunflower: On the Possibilities and Limits of Forgiveness

Wink, Walter, Engaging the Powers: Discernment and Resistance in a World of Domination.

World Council of Churches, An Ecumenical Call to Just Peace.