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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.

“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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“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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Peace and War

Graham Neville.

in Radical Churchman

November 1998; p ublished online October 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: History of Christianity. 9398 words.

This chapter describes Bishop Hicks as a man of peace, but he did not advocate ‘peace at any price’. It notes that at the turn of the century no political party actually took that line;...

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Stories and Characters

in The Book of Mormon

August 2009; p ublished online September 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Christian Churches and Denominations. 4071 words.

Stories, both heroic and realistic are used to convey principles and values in the Book of Mormon. The dialectic between pacifism and militarism in the story of the stripling warriors...

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War and Peace

Michael Snape.

in The Oxford History of Anglicanism, Volume IV

February 2017; p ublished online April 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: History of Christianity. 13764 words.

Throughout the twentieth century, the global Anglican Communion was deeply if unevenly affected by war and by the threat of war—a corollary of its coming of age just prior to the bloodiest...

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Liberty and Conscience

Edited by Peter Brock.

April 2002; p ublished online November 2003 .

Book. Subjects: Christianity. 206 pages.

While conscientious objection in the twentieth century has been well documented, there has been surprisingly little study of its long history in America's early conflicts, defined as these...

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‘Christian Civilization’ in Jeopardy, 1933–1953

Keith Robbins.

in England, Ireland, Scotland, Wales

September 2008; p ublished online September 2008 .

Chapter. Subjects: Christianity. 43125 words.

This chapter positions the churches in the European crisis of the 1930s. It notes a flourishing of Christian pacifism, strong Catholic support for Franco, broad approval of ‘appeasement’ of...

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The Gospel, the Declaration, and the Divine Child

Dan McKanan.

in Identifying the Image of God

November 2002; p ublished online November 2003 .

Chapter. Subjects: Christianity. 21890 words.

Examines both theoretical and literary expressions of the “ultra” reform tradition. This tradition was shaped by the charismatic personality of William Lloyd Garrison (editor of The...

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Paradise Regained

Geoffrey Cantor.

in Religion and the Great Exhibition of 1851

February 2011; p ublished online May 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: History of Christianity. 8999 words.

This chapter focuses on the optimistic Christians who envisaged the Exhibition as the herald of a better world. The first section shows that the dispersion at Babel (Gen. 11:1‐9) was seen...

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Resistance Justified

Owen Chadwick.

in The Early Reformation on the Continent

December 2001; p ublished online November 2003 .

Chapter. Subjects: History of Christianity. 17880 words.

Politics made it essential for Reformers to provide justifications for war and resistance in certain circumstances against the rulers of the state. The pacifism of Erasmus and Luther's...

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“Times of Motion and Danger”

Meredith Baldwin Weddle.

in Walking in the Way of Peace

May 2001; p ublished online November 2003 .

Chapter. Subjects: Christianity. 4511 words.

Indian unrest and French and Dutch invasion scares threatened New England in 1667, 1671, and 1673. As colonies reacted to these dangers, there were no differences attributable to pacifism...

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England, Ireland, Scotland, Wales

Keith Robbins.

September 2008; p ublished online September 2008 .

Book. Subjects: Christianity. 544 pages.

The book takes a wide-ranging look at all of the main bodies — Anglican, Free Church, Presbyterian, Roman Catholic — which collectively make up ‘the Christian Church’. Their distinctive...

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Maurice’s Social Witness

David Young.

in F. D. Maurice and Unitarianism

October 1992; p ublished online October 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: Christianity. 7668 words.

Unitarianism proposes social concern that is rooted in faith. From the earliest days of Unitarianism, its adherents worked to reform schools, asylums, prisons, and hospitals not because...

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Christian attitude to war

Overview page. Subjects: Christianity.

It has always been recognized that in a world wholly governed by Christian principles war would be ruled out; nevertheless, since Christians are members of a secular society in which the...

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The Bible in History

David W. Kling.

September 2004; p ublished online April 2005 .

Book. Subjects: Christianity. 402 pages.

This book examines the dynamic interplay between scripture and society. Kling traces the story of how specific biblical texts have at different times emerged to be the inspiration of...

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Introduction

Nigel Biggar.

in In Defence of War

September 2013; p ublished online January 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Religious Studies; Christian Theology. 6700 words.

The Introduction presents the following book as a Christian ‘realist’ response to pacifism. This acknowledges that war causes grave evils, but observes that peace can also permit them. Its...

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