Books On cultivating peace within and healing our wounded hearts
Chodron, Pema: Practicing Peace in Times of War, 2006. Hanh, Thich Nhat: Peace is Every Step (1992), Being Peace (1987/2005), Creating True Peace (2003), and others Keating, Thomas: Open Mind, Open Heart (1986/2002), and others. May, Gerald: Addiction and Grace (1991), Dark Night of the Soul (2005), and others. Nouwen, Henri, The Inner Voice of Love: A Journey Through Anguish to Freedom (1999), and others.
On reconciliation, national issues, interfaith healing, conflict resolution, justice issues, social movements, etc.
Carter, Jimmie: Our Endangered Values: America's Moral Crisis, 2006 Chittister, Joan; Chishti, Saadi Shakur; Waskow, Arthur; Armstron, Karn: The Tent of Abraham: Stories of Hope and Peace for Jews, Christians, and Muslims, 2006. Chui, Patricia C.: The Little Book of Peace, 2001. Foley, Michael S.: Confronting the War Machine: Draft Resistance during the Vietnam War, 2007. Karabell, Zachary: Peace Be Upon You: The Story of Muslim, Christian and Jewish Coexistence, 2007. Wallis, Jim: God's Politics: Why the Right Gets It Wrong and the Left Doesn't Get It, 2006.
Film Amazing Grace (set in 18th century England and based on William Wilberforce’s dedication to ending slavery), directed by Michael Apted, 2006. Conviction (documentary about three nuns sentenced to jail for praying and protesting at a nuclear faciility), produced and directed by Brenda Truelson Fox, 2006. The Day After Trinity (the story of J. Robert Oppenheimer and the creation of the atomic bomb), directed by Jon Else, 1981. A Dry, White Season (a schoolteacher is awakened to the fact that injustice is endemic to his society), directed by Euzhan Palcy,1989. The Fog of War (about former US Secretary of Defence Robert McNamara and modern warfare), directed by Errol Morris, 2004. Gandhi (the story of Mahatma Gandhi and his non-violent movement against the British in India), directed by Richard Attenborough, 1982. Why We Fight (about the millitary industrial complex), directed by Eugene Jarecki, 2006.
Music Amandla documentary about music and the struggle against Apartheid in South Africa.
I Can Tell the World documentary that follows an interracial choir committed to the preservation and performance of music born in slavery.