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Christian faith and violence

Christian faith and violence

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Published by Meinema in Zoetermeer .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Violence -- Religious aspects -- Christianity.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementDirk van Keulen, Martien E. Brinkman (eds.).
    SeriesStudies in Reformed theology -- v. 10-11
    ContributionsKeulen, D. van, Brinkman, M. E., 1950-, International Reformed Theological Institute
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBT736.15 .C47 2005
    The Physical Object
    Pagination2 v. ;
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21127738M
    ISBN 109021140713, 9021140705

    Holy books contain so much violence because they were written by primitive peoples in primitive times in which violence was a routine aspect of life and an accepted means of realizing power and justice. Four Conclusive Reasons to Reject the Faith Richard Carrier Christian Institutes of the Christian Religion John Calvin Christian Mere. For some religion-and-violence theorists, the contradictions are resolved by openly expanding the definition of "religion" to include ideologies and practices that are usually called "secular." In his book Why People Do Bad Things in the Name of Religion, religious studies scholar Richard Wentz blames violence on absolutism. People create.


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Faith and Violence is a meaningful book--direct and powerful--to which young minds in schools and colleges of this country should be exposed, both for its profound ideas and for the rich variety of its English prose style.”Cited by: Start your review of Faith and Violence: Christian Teaching and Christian Practice Beth Peninger rated it it was amazing Merton authored this book in but, unfortunately, it is as relevant in as it was then.

I say unfortunately because we haven't made much progress in the in-between years/5. Borrowing from many of the great authors and their existential views, Merton has written a startling collection of essays in "Faith and Violence".

Broken into war, civil rights, and "God is Dead", Merton analyzes the Christian faith as he saw it the 's. More than forty years later, Merton's themes still shout the truth for all to hear/5(7).

/ A. van de Beek --Why did God send the flood upon the earth?: an interpretation of Genesis / E.G. Singgih --The one and only: revaluating the process of violence and exclusion / K.E.

Biezeveld --Identity and loyalty, faith and violence: the case of Deuteronomy / E. Talstra --Reconciliation in the South African political context: a. Thomas Merton discusses the involvement of Christians in savagery and destruction in the United States and abroad.4/5(1).

This book seeks a deeper understanding of faith and violence, exploring how Christian faith and solidarity affected the hope and resistance of the East Timorese under Indonesian occupation in their response to state-sanctioned by: 1.

This book seeks a deeper understanding of faith and violence, exploring how Christian faith and solidarity affected the hope and resistance of the East Timorese under Indonesian occupation in their response to state-sanctioned violence. Domestic violence is a leading cause of injury and death to women worldwide.

Nearly one in four women around the globe is physically or sexually abused in her lifetime, and gender violence causes more death and disability among women aged 15 to 44 than cancer, malaria, traffic accidents or war.

Regrettably, the church is not immune to this : InterVarsity Press. It was rather that neither the character of the Christian faith (it being a religion of a monotheist type) nor some of its most fundamental convictions (such as that God created the world and is engaged in redeeming it) are violence inducing.

The Christian faith is misused when it is employed to underwrite violence. Faith and Violence is a meaningful book--direct and powerful--to which young minds in schools and colleges of this country should be exposed, both for its profound ideas and for the rich variety of its English prose style." --The Courier-Journal & Times ""Faith and Violence" is a Merton reader for our time/5(2).

Faith and Violence: Christian Teaching and Christian Practice - Ebook written by Thomas Merton. Read this book using Google Play Books app on your PC, android, iOS devices. Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read Faith and Violence: Christian Teaching and Christian Practice.4/5(1).

Christians have held diverse views towards violence and non-violence through time. Currently and historically there have been four views and practices within Christianity toward violence and war: non-resistance, Christian pacifism, Just war theory, and the Crusade (Holy or.

Author and former victim of domestic violence provides factual information about the realities of domestic violence, the help victims need and how to provide that help, as well as her personal testimony of her experience where God healed and delivered her from the devastating after effects of a year-long abusive marriage.

Books shelved as christian-faith: Mere Christianity by C.S. Lewis, Crazy Love: Overwhelmed by a Relentless God by Francis Chan, The Purpose Driven Life.

In the Christian community, one in every four women experiences family violence. As the awareness and incidence of domestic violence increase, however, pastors find themselves ill-equipped to deal with the crisis. There is very little training, if. "Faith and Violence: Christian Teaching and Christian Practice" is an excellent collection of essays by Thomas Merton.

The essays in this book reflect a turbulent era: the late s (Merton's preface is dated ).Merton has a progressive, open-minded Christian vision.5/5(3).

An in-depth portrait of the Crusades-era Mediterranean world, and a new understanding of the forces that shaped itIn Infidel Kings and Unholy Warriors, the award-winning scholar Brian Catlos puts us on the ground in the Mediterranean world of We experience the sights and sounds of the region just as enlightened Islamic empires and primitive Christendom began to Pages: Professor Riley-Smith is author of The Crusades: A Short History (Yale, ) and numerous other books on the crusading era.

Christian History: In. Faith and Violence is a meaningful book--direct and powerful--to which young minds in schools and colleges of this country should be exposed, both for its profound ideas and for the rich variety of its English prose style." --The Courier-Journal & Times "Faith and Violence is.

Bible scholar Daniel Hawk is uniquely qualified to tackle the issue of biblical violence. He has spent the bulk of his career wrestling with the book of Joshua, arguably the Bible’s most troubling book, with its account of the conquest of the land. TIPPETT: Croatian-American theologian Miroslav Volf.

I’m Krista Tippett, and this is Speaking of Faith from American Public Media, today with a discussion on Religion and Violence that was recorded before an audience at the National Cathedral in Washington, DC.

My guest, Miroslav Volf, points out that however destructive religious. Câmara’s short book Spiral of Violence is dedicated to the memory of Mohandas Gandhi and Martin Luther King Jr. Câmara describes three kinds of violence: the established violence.

Faith and Violence: Christian Teaching and Christian Practice. University of Notre Dame Press, dentious book differ radically from those of Dr. Leakey, who Quite apart from religious faith and Christian hope, itCited by: Christian Violence in History The horrible truth is that, numerically and statistically speaking, Christian Civilization is the bloodiest and most violent of all civilizations in all of history, and is responsible for hundreds of millions of deaths.

1 Introduction Domestic violence is a serious moral and spiritual concern. It violates the dignity of human beings and the basic moral principles of all religious faith Size: 3MB. Christian extremism has ravaged other parts of the world as well.

Northern Ireland and Northern India both have rich histories of Christian-on-Christian violence, as does Western Africa, where the Lord’s Resistance Army claims a Christian message while forcibly recruiting child soldiers to terrorize local villages.

Even Europe, a supposed. During this time, he saw just how completely slaveholders distorted the Christian faith to justify their violence and oppression. His most. Question: "What is the biblical perspective on domestic violence?" Answer: Domestic violence is narrowly defined as an act or threatened act of violence upon someone with whom the perpetrator is or has previously been in intimate relationship.

The term domestic violence often brings to mind the concept of the “battered wife” or perhaps a married couple’s.

The Violence of the Biblical God by L. Daniel Hawk presents a new framework, solidly rooted in the authority of Scripture, for understanding the paradox of God’s participation in violence. Hawk shows how the historical narrative of the Bible offers multiple canonical pictures for faithful Christian engagement with the violent systems of the.

Rabbi Jonathan Sacks probes the shared roots of Judaism, Christianity, and Islam in his book, Not in God's Name. Peters discusses this book's value to Christian thought and understanding. Black Christian Reads is a community for readers and aspiring writers of Christian and inspirational novels that feature African-American characters.

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Holds that domestic abuse in all its forms is unacceptable and irreconcilable with the Christian faith and a Christian way of living. Accepts that domestic abuse is a serious problem which occurs in church families as well as in wider society.

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