Louisville, Kentucky's Festival of Faiths Highlights Religion and Justice

November 14, 2003

Source: The Courier Journal


On November 14, 2003 The Courier Journal reported on a lecture by Arun Gandhi, grandson of India's late spiritual leader, Mohandas K. Gandhi and director of the M.K. Gandhi Institute for Non-Violence, at the Festival of Faiths in Memphis, Tennessee: "Arun Gandhi's talk was titled 'Non-Violence as an Active (Not Passive) Discipline.' He said his grandfather's own concept of nonviolent revolution changed over time...Arun Gandhi said in an interview that he originally came to Memphis while doing a comparative study of racial and religious prejudice in America, India and South Africa. He went on to found the institute, based at Christian Brothers University, giving talks about his grandfather and leading tours of communities in India that continue to follow Mahatma Gandhi's ideals."