Peace Literacy Publications2020-04-21T13:22:03-07:00

PEACE LITERACY PUBLICATIONS

NAPF’s Peace Literacy Institute has informational booklets available for free download. To order printed copies, contact us.

NAPF’s Peace Literacy Director, Paul K. Chappell, has published six books of the seven-part “Road to Peace” series. The books are widely available for purchase; check with your local independent bookseller for availability. The links below will take you to the ordering pages on amazon.com.

A New Peace Paradigm

This booklet, “A New Peace Paradigm: Our Human Needs and the Tangles of Trauma,” outlines our research about basic human needs such as self-worth and belonging, and how trauma gets entangled with these needs. Download free PDF.

The World of Electric Light

This booklet focuses on the technological changes for which new ethical frameworks are needed. Understanding how social media platforms feed our shared human needs for self-worth and belonging can help us better adapt to rapid technological change. Download free PDF.

Peace Literacy for Navigating Struggle, Uncertainty, and Crisis

We developed a nine-part series to help people navigate the COVID-19 pandemic. Each part of the series focuses on strengthening a non-physical human need.

Soldiers of Peace

Book 6 in Paul K. Chappell’s “Road to Peace” series. Chappell discusses how to wield the weapon of nonviolence with maximum force so that we can understand, confront, and heal our personal and societal wounds. Buy it here.

The Cosmic Ocean

Book 5 in Paul K. Chappell’s “Road to Peace” series. To survive and progress as a global human family, Chappell explains that we need a paradigm shift that can transform our understanding of peace, justice, love, happiness, and what it means to be human. Buy it here.

The Art of Waging Peace

Book 4 in Paul K. Chappell’s “Road to Peace” series. In this pragmatic and richly instructive book, Chappell shows how we can become active citizens with the skills and strength to defeat injustice and end all war. Buy it here.

Peaceful Revolution

Book 3 in Paul K. Chappell’s “Road to Peace” series. Chappell shows how the muscles of hope, empathy, appreciation, conscience, reason, discipline, and curiosity give us the power to end the wars between countries, our ongoing war with nature, and the war in our hearts. Buy it here.

The End of War

Book 2 in Paul K. Chappell’s “Road to Peace” series. Chappell explains in detail how together we can end the wars between countries, our ongoing war with nature, and the suffering in our hearts. Buy it here.

Will War Ever End?

Book 1 in Paul K. Chappell’s “Road to Peace” series. In this “manifesto for waging peace” written when he was an active duty captain in the US Army, Chappell challenges readers to think about peace, war and violence in radically new ways. Buy it here.