Books by Consistent Life Sympathizers
Part 1: “Nonviolence in Religious Traditions” showcases each faith group, what’s common among them all, and how human thinking has developed on nonviolence. When considering how each individual religion has countered violence, all of the issues in the consistent life ethic are considered. Part 2: “Religion in Nonviolence Traditions” considers different nonviolence practices and theories. It discusses religious insights and practices in advancing their use. Many books have covered the nonviolence tradition in one specific tradition or several related ones, but this one offers an overview of many, one by one. This will advance the practice of nonviolence, the insights of religion, interfaith dialog, peace studies and religion studies.
Making a solid case against the death penalty on religious grounds, Shane shares many stories of how it impacts people in the real world.
Documentation of worldwide coercive birth control as a racist form of violence against women.
Pro-life feminism from British and Irish perspectives.
This book explores rationales for opposing abortion from a liberal political perspective.
Intended for young people (middle school up to high school), a consistent-life friendly explanation of the insights of peace psychology. Review from Educators for Nonviolence: "This 172 page book is written for young people. My Peace and Conflict Studies class of high school sophomores, juniors and seniors found this book very accessible and interesting. We had great discussions based on the chapter readings, and I am sure the one of the reasons the students left the course with a strong understanding of nonviolence is because of Rachel MacNair's book. It was easy to get the book adopted by our public school board."
With color pictures, a series of one-page stories on how well nonviolence has worked throughout history and why. Different forms of violence being countered include that against unborn children, gently suggested
A college textbook which in addition to courses directly in Peace Psychology can be applied as a supplemental text in a wide variety of disciplines.
Several psychologists share their expertise on improving activism -- for ourselves, for our groups, and for our messages.
Political scientist Stephen Zunes (co-editor of Consistently Opposing Killing) is an expert in using nonviolence theory to understand international events. See his web page for all his books and updates.
This book reveals the hidden history of the pro-life movement in the United States, showing that the as-yet-unnamed consistent life ethic actually had quite a bit of influence in the movement’s origins.