Mohandas Gandhi

Authored by: Sean Scalmer

The Ashgate Research Companion to Religion and Conflict Resolution

Print publication date:  November  2012
Online publication date:  March  2016

Print ISBN: 9781409410898
eBook ISBN: 9781315613505
Adobe ISBN: 9781317041832


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Mohandas Gandhi (1869–1948) was the most effective, original and important of modern peacemakers. Gandhi’s contributions were practical and intellectual; local and general; spiritual and political. He was an active rebel as well as a lover of peace; a writer and theorist as well as a political leader; a student of Hindu traditions and a cosmopolitan; a thinker of great fecundity and abiding influence and yet a remarkably self-critical and undogmatic seeker after truth.

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