Books

Ken Butigan has written or edited the following books:


Engage: Exploring Nonviolent Living (Oakland, CA: Pace e Bene Press, 2005).  Co-authored with Laura Slattery, Veronica Pelicaric, and Ken Preston-Pile.


Pilgrimage Through a Burning World: Spiritual Practice and Nonviolent Protest at the Nevada Test Site (Albany, NY: The State University of New York Press, 2003).


Franciscan Nonviolence: Stories, Reflections, Principles, Practices and Resources (Las Vegas, NV: Pace e Bene Press, 2003).  Commissioned by the Justice, Peace and Integrity of Creation Council of the Franciscan Friars in Rome.  Co-written with Mary Litell. OSF and Louis Vitale, OFM.


From Violence To Wholeness: A Ten Part Program in the Spirituality and Practice of Active Nonviolence (Berkeley: Pace e Bene, 1996).


No Mandate for War (Philadelphia: New Society Publishers, 1986).  Co-edited with Marie Pastrick and Terry Messman.


Cry of the Environment: Rebuilding the Christian Creation Tradition (Santa Fe, NM: Bear & Co., 1984).  Co-edited with Philip N. Joranson. 


Butigan is currently writing a book on the nonviolent shift.


Book Chapters


"The Pledge of Resistance: Lessons From A Movement of Solidarity and Nonviolent Direct Action,” in Marc Pilisuk and Michael Nagler, eds., Peace Movements Worldwide (Praeger Publishers, 2011).


“The Pilgrimage of Nonviolence” and “Film and Nonviolence,” in Peter Ediger, ed., Living with the Wolf: Walking the Way of Nonviolence (Las Vegas, NV: Pace e Bene Press, 2009).


“Thomas Merton’s Vision of the Natural World,” in Butigan and Joranson, eds. Cry of the Environment: Rebuilding the Christian Creation Tradition (Santa Fe, NM: Bear & Co., 1984), 337-345.


“We Traveled to Seattle: A Pilgrimage of Transformation,” in Kevin Danaher and Roger Burbach, eds., Globalize This!  (Monroe, ME: Common Courage Press, 2000), 48-52.


Forthcoming: "The Spiritual Journey of Christian Nonviolent Resistance," in Jacqueline Langwith, ed., Introducing Issues with Opposing Viewpoints: Violence (Gale Cengage Learning).


Articles and Essays


Butigan has published numerous articles and essays in The New Contemplative Review, Blueprint for Social Justice, Fellowship, Maryknoll, Response, Earth Light, Catholic Voice, Gardenia, Desert Voices, and Ethics and Policy


Butigan also writes a weekly column for Waging Nonviolence and has posted many other online articles.