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A Christian View of War and Peace

by Spiros Zodhiates

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Published by AMG Publishers .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Sociology of Religion,
  • Religion,
  • Social Science,
  • Religion - Commentaries / Reference,
  • Christianity - Christian Life - Political Issues,
  • Christianity - Christian Life - Social Issues,
  • Reference

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages128
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8276469M
    ISBN 100899575099
    ISBN 109780899575094

      The Christian view of the state: some early Christians “accepted” war because they believed war to be included in their belief that “the State was a useful and necessary institution, ordained by God for the security of life and property, the preservation of peace, and the prevention and punishment of the grosser forms of human sin.”. Engaging faith and pacifism. Ted Grimsrud [This article is a substantial revision of an earlier article that was published as, “Whither Contemporary Anabaptist Theology,” in Ted Grimsrud, Embodying the Way of Jesus: Anabaptist Convictions for the Twenty-First Century (Wipf & Stock Publishers, ), It was written in but has not been published in this form.].

      Is the Christian life a life of peace, or is the Christian life a life of warfare? It’s a great question with a stunningly simple answer, and it came in the form of a regional conference message from John Piper in Greenville, SC. Here’s Pastor John. Lord Jesus on the Damascus road says to Paul: I send you. War and Peace Book Three is a popular book by Leo Tolstoy. Read War and Peace Book Three , free online version of the book by Leo Tolstoy, on Leo Tolstoy's War and Peace Book Three consists of 19 parts for ease of reading. Choose the part of War and Peace Book Three which you want to read from the table of contents to get started.

      There is a chapter in the book First Church of Christ, Scientist and Miscellany (pages ) titled “Peace and War” which contains reprints of a number of Mary Baker Eddy’s remarks on war published in newspapers. Near the end of her earthly career, Mrs. Eddy, the Discoverer and Founder of Christian Science, was a famous and distinguished citizen, known . Members of Quaker, Mennonite, and Christian peace organizations discuss their institutions' responses to the U.S. and Britain's entry into World War I.


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The four riders of the Book of Revelation are only a beginning and warning of the judgment to come. In any event, war raises a multitude of questions. In “Peacemakers: A Christian View of War and Peace,” Peter Dixon has written a short, informative, and personalized look at what it takes to live and work amid the challenging world of international mediation, conflict resolution, and peacebuilding between adversaries/5.

Dixon (Making Peace with Faith), former Royal Air Force pilot and CEO of conflict resolution organization Concordis International, argues that there is a Christian obligation to engage in “just” war and peace efforts in this strident first half of the book introduces the author and the work of Concordis and briefly reviews Christian traditions around war and.

Set against the backdrop of a vast country under dire threat and containing fourteen hundred pages, five hundred characters, and a serious attempt to resolve the questions of how best to live life, this is the basis of the world's finest novel, War and is first and foremost a cornucopia of compelling narrative entertainment on a grand scale, but on a more personal Format: Paperback.

The authors speak from a just-war moral perspective to provide Christians with expert and accessible answers to more than one hundred common questions concerning the ethics of issues of war and peace at the forefront of current events, an informed Christian response is needed.

This timely volume, War, Peace, and Christianity: Questions and Brand: Crossway. A Christian view of war and peace: A study of Matthewin the context of the Beatitudes of Christ as found in Matthew and Lukeand related passages of the New Testament by Zodhiates, Spiros A copy that has been read, but remains in clean condition.

All pages are intact, and the cover is intact. The spine may show signs of Rating: % positive. Consider war.

All Christians are called to be “pacifists” in the sense that we are to love peace and pursue it. The use of the sword as a restraining device, though legitimate, is a means of last resort.

In Christian history three theories of war have been advocated. Get this from a library. A Christian view of war and peace: a study of Matthewin the context of the Beatitudes of Christ as found in Matthew and Lukeand related passages of the New Testament.

[Spiros Zodhiates]. “The new threats to international peace and security have cried out for moral clarity, for a fresh appraisal of the relevance of the Christian just-war tradition.

In War, Peace, and Christianity, J. Daryl Charles and Timothy Demy have answered the call admirably. Unlike most of what passes for ‘biblical ethics,’ their careful analysis. Peacemakers: A Christian View of War and Peace by Peter Dixon: The former head of the British Army called this book ‘a work of extraordinary relevance’.

It offers a moral basis for thinking about war and peace, based on personal experience of peace-building and grounded in Christian faith. In conclusion, Orthodoxy's distinctive stance on peace, war and violence does not view war as unambiguously good or holy.

Orthodoxy has neither a crusade ethic nor an explicit just war theory. Instead, the church tolerates war as an inevitable, tragic necessity for the protection of the innocent and the vindication of justice.

Peace is a fruit of the Spirit, so, if we are allowing the Spirit of God to rule in our lives, we will experience His peace. To be spiritually minded brings life and peace, according to Romans The world will continue to have wars and interpersonal conflicts until Jesus comes to establish true, lasting peace (see Isaiah ), but God.

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This timely volume answers questions from a just-war perspective, offering thoughtful yet succinct g from the theoretical to the practical, the volume looks at how the just-war perspective relates to the philosopher, historian.

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Pursuing Peace needs to be slowly absorbed and would make a marvelous twelve-week study.” David Powlison, Late Executive Director, Christian Counseling & Educational Foundation “Conflict comes in many shapes and sizes, so we need a variety of perspectives and insights into how to respond to it in biblically faithful ways.

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War and Peace is one of the greatest monuments in world literature. Set against the dramatic backdrop of the Napoleonic Wars, it examines the relationship between the individual and the relentless march of history. Here are the universal themes of love. “All actions no way conducive to obtain a contested right, or to bring the war to a termination, but calculated merely to display the strength of either side are totally repugnant to the duties of a Christian and to the principles of humanity.” Hugo Grotius () Breaks New Ground on War and Peace.About War and Peace.

Nominated as one of America’s best-loved novels by PBS’s The Great American Read Often called the greatest novel ever written, War and Peace is at once an epic of the Napoleonic Wars, a philosophical study, and a celebration of the Russian spirit.

Tolstoy’s genius is seen clearly in the multitude of characters in this massive chronicle—all of them fully .John Howard Yoder was one of the most important thinkers on just war and pacifism in the late twentieth century. This collection of Yoder's lectures and writings on these issues describes, analyzes, and evaluates various patterns of thought and practice in Western Christian history.

The volume, now made widely available for the first time, makes Yoder's stimulating insights more .