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Essential Pro-Life Feminist Literature

Essential Pro-Life Feminist Books

Pity for Evil:

Suffrage, Abortion, and Women’s Empowerment in Reconstruction America

by Madeleine McDowell and Monica Klem

Encounter Books/Nov 2023

Peace Begis in the Womb: Reflections from a Pro-Life Feminist

by Marilyn Kopp

AuthorHouse/May 2023


The Case Against the Sexual Revolution:

A New Guide to Sex in the 21st Century, 

by Louise Perry

Polity/May 2022

Rehumanize: A Vision to Secure Human Rights for All

by Amiee Murphy

New City Press/2022

Wholistic Feminism:

Healing the Identity Crisis Caused by the Women's Movement

By Leah A. Jacobson

Lumen Press/June 2021

The Rights of Women: Reclaiming a Lost Vision

By Erika Bachiochi

University of Notre Dame Press/July 2021

The Family Roe

By Joshua Prager

W. W. Norton & Company/September 2021

Broken Bonds: Surrogate Mothers Speak out

By Jennifer Lahl

Spinifex Press/April 2019

Resisting Throwaway Culture

By Charles C. Camosy

New City Press/May 2019

Consistent Life:

The Young Advocates Guide to Living Peace and Justice Daily

By Mary Grace Coltharp and Aimee Murphy

Independently Published/September 2018

The Abolition of Woman

Fiorella Nash

Ignatius Press/July 2018

Segregation’s Science: Eugenics and Society in Virginia

By Gregory Michael Dorr

University of Virginia Press/March 2018

Women Against Abortion

By Karissa Haugeberg

University of Illinois Press/May 2017

At Play in the Lion's Den: A Biography of Daniel Berrigan

by Jim Forest

Orbis Books/2017


Nothing is Impossible

By Scott Schaeffer Duffy

Haleys/February 2016

Defenders of the Unborn:

The Pro-life Movement before Roe V Wade

By Daniel K. Williams

Oxford Press/ January 2016

Peace Psychology Perspectives on Abortion

By Rachel MacNair, Ph.D.

CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform/May 2016

Not Equal: Civil Rights Gone Wrong

by Ryan Bomberger

Bara Publishing/2016

Beyond the Abortion Wars

By Charles C.Camosy

Eerdmans Publishing Co./March 2015



By Sue Ellen Browder

Ignatius Press/2015

Jim Wallis on How to Win the War on Poverty

Elise Daniels

Article/January 2014

Active Non-Violence: The Way of Personal Peace

By Gerard A Vanderhaar

Wipf and Stock/September 2013


By Abby Johnson

Ignatius Press/January 2011

Non-Violence in Theory and Practice

By Barry L. Gann and Robert L. Holmes

Waveland Pr. Inc,/ December 2011

The Psychology of Peace

By Rachel MacNair, Ph.D

Praeger/November 2011

Achieving Peace in the Abortion War

By Rachel MacNair, Ph.D (Feminism and Nonviolent Studies Association)

iUniverse/December 2008

Consistently Opposing Killing:

From Abortion to Assisted Suicide, the Death Penalty, and War

Edited by Rachel MacNair and Stephen Zunes

Praeger/April 2008

Working for Peace: a Handbook on Practical Psychology

By Rachel MacNair, Ph.D

Impact/ July 2006

The Party of Death:

The Democrats, the Media, the Courts,

and the Disregard for Human Life

Ramesh Ponnuru

Regnery Publishing/April 2006

Mairead Corrigan And Betty Williams:

Partners for Peace in Northern Ireland

By George Mitchell and Susan Muaddi Darraj

Chelsea House Publications/October 2006

Building Bridges:

The Pro-life Movement and the Peace Movement

By Steve Levicoff

Toviah Press/January 2001

American Proverbs about Women

By Lois Kerschen

Greenwood/June 1998

Swimming Against the Tide

By Angela Kennedy

Four Courts Press/June 1997

Pro-life Feminism: Yesterday and Today

By Rachel MacNair, Mary Krane Derr, Linda Naranjo Huebl

Sulzburger and Graham Publishing Ltd,/ November 1995

Gandhi’s Truth: On the Origins of Militant Nonviolence

Erik Erikson

W.W. Norton and Co./April 1993


Dead Man Walking:

An Eyewitness Account of the Death Penalty in the United States

By Helen Prejean, SSJ

Random House/1993

Essential Pro-Life Feminist Articles

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Essential Pro-Life Feminist Classics

Dear Sister Feminist...

Letter between Evelyn Judge & Mary Krane Derr, 1089

Parting the Waters

Taylor Branch

Simon and Schuster/ 1989

Swords into Plowshares

By Art Laffin and Anne Montgomery

Harper and Row/1987

Seeds of Peace: A Catalogue of Quotations

By Jeanne Larson and Madge Micheels-Cyrus

New Society Publishers/October 1986

Rachel Weeping: the Case against Abortion

By James Burtchael

HarperCollins/April 1984


Handbook for Conscientious Objectors

By Robert Seeley

Central Committee for Conscientious Objection/1981


The Non-Violent Alternative

By Thomas Merton

Farrarr, Straus, Giroux/June 1981


Abortion and Social Justice

Edited by Thomas W. Hilgers and Dennis J. Horan

Sheed and Ward/1972


Gandhi and Non-Violence

By Thomas Merton

New Directions/May 1965


All Men are Brothers

By Mahatma Gandhi

Jitendra T. Desai Navajivan Mudranalaya, Ahemadabad-380014 India/ 1960

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