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Nonviolence : a brief history : the Warsaw lectures

Author: John Howard Yoder; Paul Henry Martens; Matthew Porter; Myles Werntz
Publisher: Waco, Tex. : Baylor University Press, ©2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Collects eleven lectures on Christian pacifism given by John Howard Yoder in Warsaw, Poland, in 1983.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Howard Yoder; Paul Henry Martens; Matthew Porter; Myles Werntz
ISBN: 9781602582569 1602582564
OCLC Number: 318878126
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xiv, 150 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Foreword : memos from Yoder --
The heritage of nonviolent thought and action --
The American civil rights struggle --
The lessons of the nonviolent experience --
The fall and rise of the just war tradition --
The science of conflict --
From the wars of Joshua to Jewish pacifism --
Jesus and nonviolent liberation --
Early Christian cosmology and nonviolence --
Varieties of Catholic peace theology I : nonviolent spirituality --
Varieties of Catholic peace theology II : professors and pastors --
Varieties of Catholic peace theology III : Latin American models.
Responsibility: John Howard Yoder ; edited by Paul Martens, Matthew Porter, and Myles Werntz.
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Few theologians have done as much as John Howard Yoder to articulate the case for Christian pacifism. This title includes lectures that were presented in 1983 in Warsaw, Poland.  Read more...

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