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Not Peace But A Sword

Author : Vincent Sheean
ISBN : 0353296198
Genre : History
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This work has been selected by scholars as being culturally important and is part of the knowledge base of civilization as we know it. This work is in the public domain in the United States of America, and possibly other nations. Within the United States, you may freely copy and distribute this work, as no entity (individual or corporate) has a copyright on the body of the work. Scholars believe, and we concur, that this work is important enough to be preserved, reproduced, and made generally available to the public. To ensure a quality reading experience, this work has been proofread and republished using a format that seamlessly blends the original graphical elements with text in an easy-to-read typeface. We appreciate your support of the preservation process, and thank you for being an important part of keeping this knowledge alive and relevant.
Category: History

Not Peace But A Sword

Author : Robert Spencer
ISBN : 1938983289
Genre : Political Science
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Best-selling author Robert Spencer compares Islam with Christianity and shows that, far from being "sister religions" with similar core doctrines and morals, they're actually separated by "a great chasm" of belief and practice. A much-needed rejoinder to those who dream of an easy alliance between the two faiths.
Category: Political Science

Not Peace But A Sword

Author : Jane Oliver (pseud.)
ISBN : UOM:39015000596570
Genre : Literary Criticism
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A Faith Not Worth Fighting For

Author : Tripp York
ISBN : 9781621893080
Genre : Religion
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In A Faith Not Worth Fighting For, editors Justin Bronson Barringer and Tripp York have assembled a number of essays by pastors, activists, and scholars in order to address the common questions and objections leveled against the Christian practice of nonviolence. Assuming that the command to love one's enemies is at the heart of the Gospel, these writers carefully, faithfully--and no doubt provocatively--attempt to explain why the nonviolent path of Jesus is an integral aspect of Christian discipleship. By addressing misconceptions about Christian pacifism, as well as real-life violent situations, this book will surely challenge the reader's basic understanding of what it means to be a follower of Jesus.
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The Non Violent Radical

Author : Charles McCollough
ISBN : 9781621893554
Genre : Religion
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This book interprets the wisdom of Jesus' sayings in the gospels in words and images. McCollough examines Jesus' wisdom in the context of the political and economic world of the Roman Empire and then applies it to our own time for both personal growth and social action. Original works of art by McCollough illustrate the texts of these sayings and can be used in private reflection, worship, and educational settings. In addition, readers may use the images for newsletters, church bulletins, and program announcements. A DVD with color images of many more illustrations of the book is available from the author. The short wisdom sayings of Jesus are almost always interpreted as private or interpersonal instruction and ignore the political/economic context of his time. The result is often sentimental piety or otherworldly speculation. Yet it is hard to imagine that Jesus and his followers were blind to the tyranny of Rome and the economic exploitation of a tiny minority over the vast majority of people living desperate lives in the Roman colonies. This book uses the insights of formerly colonized Bible readers in the non-Western world to understand the postcolonial meanings of Jesus' time and our own.
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Biblical Quotes From A Course In Miracles Reinterpreted

Author : Gene Skaggs Jr.
ISBN : 9781452429342
Genre : Religion
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The popular spiritual teaching known A Course in Miracles (ACIM) presents a radically new vision of Christianity, using many of the familiar terms and ideas of "that old time religion" in refreshingly different ways. In a number of places, the Course refers to specific quotes from the Bible and reinterprets them in a new light. This handy compilation of Biblical references made in the Course is compiled by veteran ACIM teacher Gene Skaggs Jr., who presents each Bible quote with the Course's reinterpretation followed by brief, explanatory remarks of his own. An essential guidebook for anyone trying to understand the new vision of Christianity presented by A Course in Miracles.
Category: Religion

Back To Virtue

Author : Peter Kreeft
ISBN : 0898704227
Genre : Religion
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Kreeft issues a clear call to all Christians to get back to their active pursuit of real virtue in their daily lives. This in-depth analysis of the meaning of the virtues and their connection with the Beatitudes also summarizes a scriptural and theological wisdom on leading a holy lie. Includes the accumulated wisdom of St. Paul, C.S. Lewis, and many others.
Category: Religion

Making Peace In The Global Village

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ISBN : 0664243436
Genre : Religion
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Advocates the role of a Christian approach to peacemaking in an age of increased militarism, nuclear proliferation, and an escalating international arms race
Category: Religion