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[Read] ➵ Crossing the Line ➱ Rosalie G Riegle –

Crossing the Line Synopsis Of Course, Let Us Have Peace, We Cry, But At The Same Time Let Us Have Normalcy, Let Us Lose Nothing, Let Our Lives Stand Intact, Let Us Know Neither Prison Nor Ill Repute Nor Disruption Of Ties There Is No Peace Because There Are No Peacemakers There Are No Makers Of Peace Because The Making Of Peace Is At Least As Costly As The Making Of War At Least As Exigent, At Least As Disruptive, At Least As Liable To Bring Disgrace And Prison And Death In Its Wake Daniel Berrigan, No Bars To Manhood More Than Sixty Five Peacemakers Have Contributed Oral Narratives To This Compelling History Of Those Who Say No To War Making In The Strongest Way Possible By Engaging In Civil Disobedience And Paying The Consequences In Jail Or Prison Crossing The Line Gives Voice To Often Neglected Social History And Provides Provocative Stories Of Actions, Trials, And Imprisonment This Fascinating Volume Serves As An Excellent Supplement To Conventional Histories Almost All The Storytellers Here Are People Of Faith Or Are Inspired By Those Who Live By Faith Many Work At Conventional Careers Some Do Full Time Peacemaking By Living In Catholic Worker Houses Or In The Jonah House Community Several Are Priests And Nuns Who Minister Worldwide Also Featured Are Three Resisters Prominent In War Resisters League History From World War II Conscientious Objectors To Contemporary Activists, These Narrators Have Refused To Be Helpless In The Face Of A Violent World, And Have Said With Their Bodies That They Do Not Accept The Status Quo Of Permanent War And War Preparation In Short, The Voices Illustrate Hope At A Time When It Seems In Short Supply Endorsements For Anyone Who Thinks The Antiwar Movement Ended With The Vietnam War, This Collection Of Lively And Provocative Interviews With Pacifist Direct Actionists Proves Otherwise, Highlighting The Important Relationship Between Nonviolent Civil Disobedience And The Work Of Peace And Justice From The 1970s And 80s Through Today It S A Welcome Addition To Any Activist S Or Social Movement Scholar S Bookshelf Marian Mollin, Author Of Radical Pacifism In Modern America Egalitarianism And Protest Author Biography Rosalie Riegle Is An Oral Historian Who Taught English At Saginaw Valley State University From 1969 To 2003 The Author Of Two Books On The Catholic Worker Movement, Voices From The Catholic Worker And Dorothy Day Portraits By Those Who Knew Her, Riegle Raised Four Daughters And Cofounded Two Catholic Worker Houses In Saginaw, Michigan.

[Read] ➵ Crossing the Line  ➱ Rosalie G Riegle –
  • Paperback
  • 402 pages
  • Crossing the Line
  • Rosalie G Riegle
  • 22 November 2017
  • 1610976835

    10 thoughts on “[Read] ➵ Crossing the Line ➱ Rosalie G Riegle –

  1. says:

    I read Rosalie s other book Doing Time for Peace gave it five stars and immediately got this book expecting it to be just as good But I have been surprised that this book is not nearly as good I am giving it three stars and feeling a bit generous at that I felt lifted up by Doing Time and impressed with the dedication of the resisters With this book I felt like the dominant experience of going to jail was a negative a...

  2. says:

    Peaceful, law abiding In clich d phrases, the latter adjective follows after the former automatically, as if the one were equivalent to the other Any nation will condition its citizens to believe that the law is a benevolent instrument serving the protection and prosperity of the people But with violence at the root of civilization and so deeply woven into national structures, fundamental aspects of national law protect some by threatening others and keep order by keeping systems of poverty Peaceful, law abiding In clich d phrases, the latter adjective follows after the former automatically, as if the one were equivalent to the other Any nation will condition...

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