Bodies of Peace: Ecclesiology, Nonviolence, and Witness Myles Werntz

ISBN: 9781451489460

Published: December 1st 2014

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272 pages


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Bodies of Peace: Ecclesiology, Nonviolence, and Witness  by  Myles Werntz

Bodies of Peace: Ecclesiology, Nonviolence, and Witness by Myles Werntz
December 1st 2014 | ebook | PDF, EPUB, FB2, DjVu, AUDIO, mp3, ZIP | 272 pages | ISBN: 9781451489460 | 5.74 Mb

Bodies of Peace argues that Christian nonviolence is both formed by and forms ecclesial life, creating an inextricable relationship between church commitment and resistance to war. In this volume, Myles Werntz examines the work of John Howard Yoder,MoreBodies of Peace argues that Christian nonviolence is both formed by and forms ecclesial life, creating an inextricable relationship between church commitment and resistance to war. In this volume, Myles Werntz examines the work of John Howard Yoder, Dorothy Day, William Stringfellow, and Robert McAfee Brown, demonstrating how each thinkers advocacy for nonviolent resistance depends deeply upon the ecclesiology out of which it comes.

The volume argues that any account of an ecclesially-informed resistance to war must be open to a multitude of approaches, not as pragmatic concessions, but as a foretaste of ecumenical unity.



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