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Life in Wildwood By Leland Gilliatt
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Leland Gilliatt was a member of the cadre at a Civilian Conservation Camp in Wildwood, NH. Here he relates many of his experiences during his stay there.
Buddhism and Nonviolent Global Problem-Solving. Ulan Bator Explorations By Glenn D. Paige, Sarah Gilliatt
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This is an augmented report of the fourth International Seminar on Buddhism and Leadership for Peace, held in Ulan Bator, Mongolia, during August 15-20, 1989. The seminar was sponsored by the Asian... More > Buddhist Conference for Peace (ABCP), whose secretariat is located in the Gangdantekchenling Monastery in Ulan Bator, in cooperation with the Dae Won Sa Buddhist Temple of Hawaii and the Center for Global Nonviolence Planning Project, Spark M. Matsunaga Institute for Peace, University of Hawai‘i. The seminar was planned and coordinated by the latter. In offering the present report special appreciation is expressed to the ABCP, the Gangdan Monastery, and to the people and government of Mongolia for making it possible for us to meet in Mongolia to explore contributions that Buddhism can make to solve problems that threaten the survival and well-being of humankind.< Less
Buddhism and Nonviolent Global Problem-Solving. Ulan Bator Explorations By Glenn D. Paige, Sarah Gilliatt
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This is an augmented report of the fourth International Seminar on Buddhism and Leadership for Peace, held in Ulan Bator, Mongolia, during August 15-20, 1989. The seminar was sponsored by the Asian... More > Buddhist Conference for Peace (ABCP), whose secretariat is located in the Gangdantekchenling Monastery in Ulan Bator, in cooperation with the Dae Won Sa Buddhist Temple of Hawaii and the Center for Global Nonviolence Planning Project, Spark M. Matsunaga Institute for Peace, University of Hawai‘i. The seminar was planned and coordinated by the latter. In offering the present report special appreciation is expressed to the ABCP, the Gangdan Monastery, and to the people and government of Mongolia for making it possible for us to meet in Mongolia to explore contributions that Buddhism can make to solve problems that threaten the survival and well-being of humankind.< Less
Islam and Nonviolence By Glenn D. Paige, Chaiwat Satha-Anand, Sarah Gilliatt
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A seminar on Islam and Nonviolence, to many, sounds unimaginable in a world where the term “Islam” has ceased to be a simple description. Instead, it means a lot of ... More > “unpleasant” things to some non-Muslims. Edward Said, a Columbia University professor, writes, “For the right, Islam represents barbarism; for the left, medieval theocracy; for the center, a kind of distasteful exoticism. In all camps, however, there is agreement that even though little enough is known about the Islamic world there is not much to be approved of there.” Needless to say, concerning the issue of nonviolence, Islam is normally perceived as heavily oriented towards the former. The Center for Global Nonviolence Planning Project is pleased to present this report of an international exploratory seminar on Islam and nonviolence held in Bali, Indonesia, during February 14-19, 1986< Less
Islam and Nonviolence By Glenn D. Paige, Chaiwat Satha-Anand, Sarah Gilliatt
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A seminar on Islam and Nonviolence, to many, sounds unimaginable in a world where the term “Islam” has ceased to be a simple description. Instead, it means a lot of ... More > “unpleasant” things to some non-Muslims. Edward Said, a Columbia University professor, writes, “For the right, Islam represents barbarism; for the left, medieval theocracy; for the center, a kind of distasteful exoticism. In all camps, however, there is agreement that even though little enough is known about the Islamic world there is not much to be approved of there.” Needless to say, concerning the issue of nonviolence, Islam is normally perceived as heavily oriented towards the former. The Center for Global Nonviolence Planning Project is pleased to present this report of an international exploratory seminar on Islam and nonviolence held in Bali, Indonesia, during February 14-19, 1986< Less
Les Travailleurs de la mer By Victor Hugo
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Les Travailleurs de la mer est un roman de l'écrivain français Victor Hugo. Ce livre numérique présente l'édition intégrale (les 2 Tomes) et comporte une... More > table des matières dynamique. Résumé : Mess Lethierry est propriétaire de La Durande, un steamer échoué sur un écueil par la machination criminelle de son capitaine, le sieur Clubin. Fou de rage à l'idée que le moteur révolutionnaire de son steamer soit définitivement perdu, Lethierry promet de donner la main de sa nièce Déruchette à celui qui récupèrera la machine de l'épave coincée entre les deux rochers de l'écueil Douvres au large de Guernesey. Gilliatt, pêcheur aussi robuste que rêveur, mais surtout épris de Déruchette, accepte le défi. Après maintes péripéties, notamment sa lutte contre les éléments et la pieuvre, Gilliatt réussit sa mission, mais s'aperçoit à son retour que Déruchette s'est éprise en son absence du jeune pasteur Ebenezer...< Less