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Faith and violence; Christian teaching and Christian practice.

Author: Thomas Merton
Publisher: [Notre Dame, Ind.] University of Notre Dame Press, 1968.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Merton . . . provided a theology of Christian concern and commentary that America and the church in America desperately needs. This book is valuable for an authentic Christian testimony on the  Read more...

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Merton, Thomas, 1915-1968.
Faith and violence.
[Notre Dame, Ind.] University of Notre Dame Press, 1968
(OCoLC)608152049
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Thomas Merton
ISBN: 0268000948 9780268000943
OCLC Number: 327320
Description: x, 291 pages ; 21 cm
Contents: Toward a theology of resistance. Blessed are the meek --
Non-violence and the Christian conscience --
Peace and protest --
The prison meditations of Father Delp --
An enemy of the state --
Pacifism and resistance in Simone Weil. Vietnam, an overwhelming atrocity. Is man a gorilla with a gun? --
[Thich] Nhat Hanh is my brother --
Taking sides on Vietnam --
A note on The psychological causes of war by Eric [i.e. Erich] Fromm. From non-violence to Black Power. Religion and race in the United States --
Events and pseudo-events --
The hot summer of sixty-seven --
The meaning of Malcolm X. Violence and the death of God, or, God as unknown soldier. The unbelief of believers --
Apologies to an unbeliever --
The contemplative life in the modern world --
Honest to God --
The death of God and the end of history --
"Godless Christianity?"

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