1957-1998Origination : Vanderhaar, Gerard A.
Gerard A. Vanderhaar.
Gerard A. Vanderhaar Papers (VDR), University of Notre Dame Archives (UNDA), Notre Dame, IN 46556.
Papers documenting his participation in Pax Christi USA and in the peace movement in general; files representing courses he taught; research papers and drafts of his writings; correspondence, reports, material distributed at meetings, financial papers, periodicals, photographs, and videos. Also material on the U.S. Bishops' peace pastoral and documentation of his interaction with Bishop Thomas Gumbleton and Bishop Carroll T. Dozier. Also records of Janice Vanderhaar's service on the National Council of Pax Christi USA.
A leader in the peace movement; co-founder of the Mid-South Peace and Justice Center; professor of religion and peace studies at Christian Brothers University in Memphis; author of Christians and Nonviolence in the Nuclear Age (1982), Nonviolence in Christian Tradition (1983), Enemies and How to Love Them (1985), Nonviolence: Theory and Practice (1985), Gerard Vanderhaar on Peronal Nonviolence (1989), The Philippines: Agony and Hope (1989), Active Nonviolence: A Way of Personal Peace (1990), Why Good People Do Bad Things (1994), and Beyond Violence: in the Spirit of the Non-violent Christ (1998). Born in 1931, he died 21 June 2005.