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Author Smith, Bradford, 1909-1964.

Title Men of peace / by Bradford Smith.

Imprint Philadelphia : Lippincott, c1964.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Non-Fiction    920 SMI    Available
Edition 1st ed.
Description 359 p. ; 22 cm.
Bibliography Bibliography: p. 351-354.
Contents Escape to the future -- Ikhnaton : the pharaoh who gave an empire for peace -- Buddha : the religious teacher who gave up God for peace of mind -- Asoka : the king who tried to merge religion and empire for peace -- Jesus : the saint who could find peace only in the coming of God's Kingdom -- Saint Augustine and Saint Francis : the city of God and the city of man -- William Penn and the Quakers : the way of love -- Thoreau : civil disobedience -- Tolstoy : Christian pacifism -- Nobel : the best minds -- Carnegie : peace through philanthropy -- Norman Angell : the illogicality of war -- Wilson : war to end war -- Gandhi : nonviolence as philosophy and technique -- Dag Hammarskjöld : peace by juridical sanction -- Peace is the way.
Subject Akhenaton, King of Egypt.
Gautama Buddha.
Aśoka, King of Magadha, active 259 B.C.
Jesus Christ.
Augustine, Saint, Bishop of Hippo.
Francis, of Assisi, Saint, 1182-1226.
Penn, William, 1644-1718.
Thoreau, Henry David, 1817-1862.
Tolstoy, Leo, graf, 1828-1910.
Nobel, Alfred Bernhard, 1833-1896.
Carnegie, Andrew, 1835-1919.
Angell, Norman, 1874-1967.
Wilson, Woodrow, 1856-1924.
Gandhi, Mahatma, 1869-1948.
Hammarskjöld, Dag, 1905-1961.

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