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War, peace, and nonresistance

Author: Guy F Hershberger
Publisher: Scottdale, Pa. ; Waterloo, Ont. : Herald Press, ©1981.
Series: Christian peace shelf selection.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : [3rd ed.]View all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Guy F Hershberger
ISBN: 0836135652 9780836135657 0836114493 9780836114492
OCLC Number: 45538662
Notes: "A classic statement of a Mennonite peace position in faith and practice."--Cover.
Description: xx, 382 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: War in Human History --
Peace and War in the Old Testament --
Nonresistance in the New Testament --
Peace, War, and the State in the History of the Church --
The Mennonites in Europe --
The Mennonites in America --
A World-wide Peace Witness --
Nonresistance and the State in Modern Life --
Biblical Nonresistance and Modern Pacifism --
The Social Implications of Biblical Nonresistance --
The Service of Nonresistance to Society --
Keeping the Faith --
Appendix: --
1. The Scriptures Speak --
2. Some Difficult Scriptures --
3. Some Practical Questions --
4. Nonresistance in the Dortrecht Confession --
5. Peace, War, and Military Service: A Statement of Position --
6. A Declaration of Christian Faith and Commitment --
7. A Declaration of Christian Faith and Commitment with Respect to Peace, War, and Nonresistance --
8. A Statement of Concerns --
9. The Way of Christian Love in Race Relations --
10. Communism and Anti-Communism --
11. The Christian Witness to the State.
Series Title: Christian peace shelf selection.
Other Titles: War, peace, & nonresistance
Responsibility: by Guy Franklin Hershberger.

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A Truly Classic Statement of Christian Peace in Faith and Practice

by ericbradley (WorldCat user published 2009-08-05) Very Good Permalink

A little aged, but a statement laying out the traditional Mennonite view on peace. Several chapters reach into Mennonite history of this past century and how they have handled pacifism in light of World War I and II...a little dry in those points but rich in how Mennonites have practiced this conviction,...
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