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Against Christian pacifism

Nigel Biggar.

in In Defence of War

September 2013; p ublished online January 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Religious Studies; Christian Theology. 20245 words.

In Defence of War intends to argue in favour of Christian just war reasoning. It is often supposed, however, that Christianity's original position was pacifist, and that Augustine's...

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pacifism

Edited by E. A. Livingstone.

in The Concise Oxford Dictionary of the Christian Church

January 2006; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Christianity. 6 words.

pacifism

Edited by E. A. Livingstone.

in The Concise Oxford Dictionary of the Christian Church

January 2013; p ublished online January 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Christianity. 6 words.

pacifism

Edited by F. L. Cross and E. A. Livingstone.

in The Oxford Dictionary of the Christian Church

January 2005; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Christianity. 6 words.

Pacifism

Edited by Robert L. Brawley.

in The Oxford Encyclopedia of the Bible and Ethics

January 2014; p ublished online January 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Biblical Studies. 5 words.

From Religious Outsiders to Insiders: The Rise and Fall of Pacifism in the Churches of Christ

Michael W. Casey.

in Journal of Church and State

January 2002; p ublished online January 2002 .

Journal Article. Subjects: History; Religion. 0 words.

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Between Pacifism and Jihad: Just War and Christian Tradition. By J. Daryl Charles. Downer's Grove, Ill.: Intervarsity Press, 2005. np.

Shannon Holzer.

in Journal of Church and State

January 2006; p ublished online January 2006 .

Journal Article. Subjects: History; Religion. 0 words.

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Prophetic Realism: Beyond Militarism and Pacifism in an Age of Terror. By Ronald H. Stone. New York: T & T Clark, 2005. 192 pp. $27.95

Jeffrey W. Robbins.

in Journal of Church and State

January 2008; p ublished online January 2008 .

Journal Article. Subjects: History; Religion. 0 words.

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SHEMU’EL HA-QATAN

Edited by Adele Berlin and Maxine Grossman.

in The Oxford Dictionary of the Jewish Religion

January 2011; p ublished online January 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Judaism and Jewish Studies. 196 words.

(lst–2d cent.), tanna’. None of his halakhot is recorded, but he was well known for his gentleness, humility, and pacifism.

Shemu’el Ha-Qatan

Overview page. Subjects: Judaism and Jewish Studies.

(lst–2d cent.), tanna’. None of his halakhot is recorded, but he was well known for his gentleness, humility, and pacifism. At the request of the patriarch Gamli’el, he composed (probably...

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We Can Add to the World Justice

Sarah Azaransky.

in This Worldwide Struggle

July 2017; p ublished online June 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Religious Studies. 13875 words.

Bayard Rustin, James Farmer, and Pauli Murray developed a black Christian pacifism inspired by Gandhian nonviolence. Their activist projects in the 1940s, including sit-ins, freedom rides,...

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Why War Is a Moral Necessity for America

Stanley Hauerwas.

in From Jeremiad to Jihad

June 2012; p ublished online September 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Religious Studies. 6809 words.

This chapter asserts that the violence that characterizes the history, political culture, and identity of the United States depends upon the belief that war is necessary. In America,...

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Shaykh Hamallah

Overview page. Subjects: Islam.

(d. 1943)

Founder of Hamalli Sufi order. Born in Mali. Lived a secluded life spent in meditation with a few selected students. Widely known for asceticism and mysticism but not...

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Conversion

Alister Chapman.

in Godly Ambition

December 2011; p ublished online January 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Religious Studies. 9340 words.

This chapter describes John Stott's childhood and his education at Rugby School and Cambridge University. It recounts his evangelical conversion and the ways this shaped him. It explores...

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“Love Your Enemies”

David W. Kling.

in The Bible in History

September 2004; p ublished online April 2005 .

Chapter. Subjects: Christianity. 17031 words.

This chapter focuses on the emergence of the Anabaptist peace tradition in the sixteenth century and its various expressions extending into the present. It considers the importance of the...

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The Nature and Destiny of Serious Theology

Samuel Wells.

in Reinhold Niebuhr and Contemporary Politics

March 2010; p ublished online May 2010 .

Chapter. Subjects: Religious Studies. 7622 words.

This chapter is organized into five parts. First, it takes Niebuhr's essay ‘Why the Christian Church is not Pacifist’, and sets out its arguments as a characteristic Niebuhr manifesto. It...

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“All Things Have Their Beginnings”

Meredith Baldwin Weddle.

in Walking in the Way of Peace

May 2001; p ublished online November 2003 .

Chapter. Subjects: Christianity. 4835 words.

The Quaker peace testimony, like violence itself, is complex, encompassing many dualisms, such as its extreme individualism while asserting one Truth, the importance of motive as well as...

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Mazdakism

Overview page. Subjects: Islam.

A dualist religion founded by Zaradust-e Khuragan and promulgated by Mazdak of Fasa in Iran during the late fifth and early sixth centuries. Though little is known of its teachings,...

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Hamallism

Overview page. Subjects: Islam.

Malian offshoot of Tijani Sufi brotherhood. Advocated social reform programs, stressed equality of all people, supported liberation of women, and opposed wealth of establishment religious...

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Ethics

Damien Keown.

in Buddhism

February 2013; p ublished online September 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Buddhism. 5093 words.

‘Ethics’ explores the moral aspects of Buddhism. Buddhists live in accordance with the Dharma: a universal law of both physical and moral order. Dharma is manifest in the law of karma....

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