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NEW BOOKS PUBLISHED >Mahatma Gandhi : His Life & Ideas
Mahatma Gandhi: His Life And Ideas
By Charles F. Andrews
Published by
Jaico Publishing House, Mumbai 400 001 India
Price : Rs. 250/-
About The Author :
Charles F. Andrews (1871-1949) was a close friend of both Mahatma Gandhi and Rabindranath Tagore. An Anglican clergyperson, he was the only person to call Gandhi by the nickname "Mohan," and was considered by Gandhi himself to be the highest living representative of Christianity.
About the Book :
Written by Charles F. Andrews - a longtime friend of Gandhi's - Mahatma Gandhi: his Life & Ideas is a passionate portrait of the faith and life of Gandhi and offers intriguing insights into Gandhi's early life, religious practice, and his efforts to further peace and justice in the world. It examines from a contemporary activist's point of view the religious and political environments that influenced the birth of the peaceful resistance movement, the primary tool that Gandhi and the people of his homeland used to gain India freedom from British rule. Including excerpts from Gandhi's personal correspondence and professional writings the book provides an ideal introduction to the life and life's work of one of the most influential figures of the twentieth century. The all-new forward is written by Dr. Arun Gandhi, Mahatma Gandhi's grandson and cofounder of the M. K. Gandhi Institute for Nonviolence in Memphis, Tennessee.