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Published by Basil Blackwell in Oxford .
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  Christian Pacifism in History. C.B. Robertson; Biography BJJ Black Black-belt Black Hawk Down black riders Blood Blood Meridian Blood Price bod body Bomb Bombing Bono bonobos Book Book Reviews Books Boomer Boomers Border Boromir Boxing Brahmin Brandenburg Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Breakdown Breakup Brennan Britain Bronze Bronze-Age Bronze-Age.   The Christian fights in a war not as an ambassador of the church or on behalf of the church, but as an ambassador of his country. The church is not to use violence (John ), but the government at times may (John ; Romans ; etc.). So the Christian fights not as an agent of the church, but as an agent of the government of his country. The Christian in a political position serves the goal of effective government just like a secular person, but the Christian is a witness to the higher values of Jesus Christ. Christians ought never to use a powerful government position as a means to achieve Christ’s goals for humanity. Ted Grimsrud—Peace Essays #A.1 [Published in Christian Early and Ted Grimsrud, eds., A Pacifist Way of Knowing: John Howard Yoder’s Nonviolent Epistemology (Eugene, OR: Cascade Books, ), ] What is “pacifism”? It all depends on who you ask, and when, and in what context. Let’s start, though, with a simple working definition with the intent.

Christian Pacifism in History. Geoffrey Fillingham Nuttall From inside the book. What people are accepted Ages Anabaptists appeal authority became become beginning believe Bible Brethren bring called century Christ Christian Pacifism Christian Pacifists Church civil continuing convictions Council earlier early early Christians effect. Just want to note that now, Christian Pacifism: Fruit of the Narrow Way [originally pub. Friends United Press] is in E-Book format for Kindle, Nook, and PC. With the 'Look Inside" feature, you can read the table of contents and the first chapter, here. It interacts with key passages in the Old and New Testaments, as well as early Church history.   25 The only Roman Catholic pacifists I have discovered in this era are Francis Meynell (who abandoned pacifism in ) and Eric Gill, both of whom can be classified as political as much as Christian pacifists. For a book which came close to explicit pacifism, however, while staying discreetly within the just-war orthodoxy favoured by Roman Author: Martin Ceadel. Books shelved as pacifism: Slaughterhouse-Five by Kurt Vonnegut Jr., A Lesson in Secrets by Jacqueline Winspear, Johnny Got His Gun by Dalton Trumbo, To.

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