Saying Yes and Saying No - Ways to Practice - Books

Athletes exercise self-control in all things; they do it
to receive a perishable wreath, but we an imperishable one.


— I Corinthians 9:25


Books
The Silent Cry: Mysticism and Resistance
Dorothee Soelle (Augsburg Fortress, 2000).

Steps Toward Inner Peace: Harmonious Principles for Human Living
Peace Pilgrim (Ocean Tree Books, 1992).
Carrying in her tunic pockets her only possessions, the woman who called herself "Peace Pilgrim" walked more then 25,000 miles across the USA saying "yes" to peace, and "no" to evil, falsehood, and hatred.

The Passionate God
Rosemary Haughton (Paulist Press, 1981)

The Transformation of Man: A Study of Conversion and Community
Rosemary Haughton (Templegate, 1980).

The Cost of Discipleship
Dietrich Bonhoeffer (English edition 1949).

Films
Bonhoeffer
This feature length documentary by Martin Doblmeier tells the story of Dietrich Bonhoeffer, a young German theologian who was imprisoned and executed for his resistance to Nazism. (2003)

Remember the Titans
The story of black and white football players and coaches who come together as a team to say "no" to racial division in 1971 at T.C. Williams High School in Alexandria, VA. (2000)

Romero
In El Salvador, the new bishop Oscar Romero speaks out against the death squads and the terror campaign the military government is waging against democratic reforms. Until his assassination, Romero continues to oppose the violence even as fellow priests are attacked and churches are shut down by government operatives. (1989)




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