Christian Peace and Nonviolence: A Documentary History

Christian Peace and Nonviolence: A Documentary History Michael G. Long
  • Title: Christian Peace and Nonviolence: A Documentary History
  • Author: Michael G. Long
  • ISBN: 9781570759222
  • Page: 126
  • Format: Paperback
  • Christian Peace and Nonviolence: A Documentary History Michael G. Long Christian Peace and Nonviolence A Documentary History From the Sermon on the Mount to the twenty first century this comprehensive reader recounts the Christian message of peace and nonviolence Through testimony by the confessors and martyrs of the early
    From the Sermon on the Mount to the twenty first century, this comprehensive reader recounts the Christian message of peace and nonviolence Through testimony by the confessors and martyrs of the early church, the voices of medieval figures like St Benedict and St Francis, as well as Erasmus, Lollards, Anabaptists, and Quakers abolitionists, Christian Peace and NonviolenFrom the Sermon on the Mount to the twenty first century, this comprehensive reader recounts the Christian message of peace and nonviolence Through testimony by the confessors and martyrs of the early church, the voices of medieval figures like St Benedict and St Francis, as well as Erasmus, Lollards, Anabaptists, and Quakers abolitionists, Christian Peace and Nonviolence presents a coherent story in which the peace message of Jesus is restored to central place Later sections highlight many of the great prophets of modern times, including Tolstoy, Dorothy Day, A.J Muste, Thomas Merton, Daniel Berrigan, and Oscar Romero Their challenge remains timely and urgent As John Haynes Holmes observed, If war is right then Christianity is false, a lie Christian Peace and Nonviolence is not only intellectually compelling but also inspirational It is than a reference work It is a witness.
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    1. This was a fantastic overview of Christian advocacy for nonviolence and peace throughout the centuries of Church history Most evangelicals today consider nonviolence what they dismiss as pacifism to be a quaint, odd hangover from the influence of hippies and beatniks, a relatively new phenomenon in Church history Perhaps they admit most of the Church prior to Constantine advocated such things, but since then there has been a monolithic agreement among theologians and scholars against this view T [...]

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    2. A broadly ecumenical reader on the Christian message of peace and nonviolence, with excerpts from Scripture and authors from the early church through the present While I found it to be a valuable resource, it is heavily weighted toward 20th and 21st century texts than half the book and the essays excerpts are of uneven quality and very repetitive I would have liked to have read and longer excerpts from early and medieval sources I especially enjoyed C.H Spurgeon s anti war essay, Periodical Wa [...]

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    3. An outstanding collection of writings from the Old Testament Prophets through The Sermon on the Mount and continued on through the early church fathers and up until todaye book documents the 2000 plus year history of nonviolent resistance and pacifism within the Christian tradition Ecumenical and wide ranging, you have Quakers, Conservatives, progressives, feminists, traditionalists and everything in between united by a radical vision of thwarting the impulse of violence and ushering in love 3.8 [...]

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