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Gandhi Center scholarship by publication year:

2021

Reflections on Mahatma Gandhi: The Global Perspectives (Terry Beitzel and Chandrakant Langare, editors)

Rethinking Mathama Gandhi: The Global Approach (Terry Beitzel and Chandrakant Langare, editors)

Satyagraha and the Ethics of Responsibility (Terry Beitzel)

2019

"Puzzles, Problems and Provention: Burton and Beyond" (Terry Beitzel)

International Journal of Peace Studies

Service, The Path to Justice (Calvin Redekop & Terry Beitzel)

Service, the Path to Justice is a timely antidote to cynicism and despair in a world of growing inequality and injustice. The authors argue that serving others is the basis for human survival because only through service to others will injustice be eradicated and peace prevail. Redekop and Beitzel focus on the concept of voluntary service-public participation motivated by the value of loving one's neighbour as oneself-as morally worthy social action in which the doer and the recipient of the action benefit equally. This approach to social action counteracts the inequality and injustice inherent in society's structures. The development and practice of self- giving in Mennonite, Brethren, and Quaker denominations is analyzed, bringing sociological, ethical, and applied perspectives to the examination. The practice of voluntary service is immediately available to everyone, and the win-win benefits flowing from this approach to social action promote sustained public participation for social action. This is an enlightening and optimistic view of the power of an individual to bring kindness, fairness, and peace to the world. 

2017

“Spoiler Problems and Solutions: Identifying and Confronting Criminalized Power Structures, A Review” (Terry Beitzel) 

Identifying and Confronting Criminalized Power Structures

“After the June War: Peace or Justice, Conflict Management or Democracy in Israel Palestine?” (Terry Beitzel)

War Peace or Justice

2016

“Evangelicals on Public Policy Issues: Sustaining Respectful Political Conversation” (Terry Beitzel)

Evangelicals on Public Policy Issues

2015

“The Process of (Nonviolent) Revolution and Weber’s Ethic of Responsibility” (Terry Beitzel)

The Process of Nonviolent Revolution

“Why We Fight: the Origins, Nature, and Management of Human Conflict, A Review” (Terry Beitzel)

Why we fight

2014

"The Process of (Nonviolent) Revolution and Max Weber's Ethics of Responsibility" (Terry Beitzel) International Journal on World Peace

One Hundred Years of Service: A Gould Farm Reader (Steven Smith and Terry Beitzel, editors)

This reader consists of diverse writings about Gould Farm, considered the nation’s oldest residential rehabilitation community. The Farm now assists those with persistent mental illness. Informed by a Christianity that was neither sectarian nor doctrinaire, yet steeped in the Sermon on the Mount, Will Gould and his wife, Agnes, founded the Farm in 1913. In addition to serving those who arrive at Gould Farm as “guests,” the Farm has assisted refugees during World War II, hosted civil rights activists in the 1950s and 1960s, and sponsored three Vietnamese brothers who fled their country in the 1970s. More recently, the Farm hosted a family navigating the loss of a loved one in Iraq.

One Hundred Years of Service Through Community includes essays, letters, and book excerpts about Gould Farm written over the last 100 years including pieces by theologian James Luther Adams, author Rosemary Antin, sociologist Henrik F. Infield, Haverford College’s Douglas V. Steere, and Appalachian Trail founder Benton MacKaye. The book also includes a story of a brief encounter in 1961 between a Gould Farm executive director, a guest, and Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

2013

"Achieving Justice Through the International Criminal Court in Northern Uganda: Is Indigenou/Restorative Justice a Better Approach?" (Terry Beitzel and Taimi Castle) International Criminal Justice Review

"Virtue in the Nonviolence of William James and Gandhi" (Terry Beitzel) International Journal on World Peace

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