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The Christian attitude toward war

Loraine Boettner

The Christian attitude toward war

by Loraine Boettner

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Published by Presbyterian and Reformed Pub. Co. in Phillipsburg, N.J .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • War -- Biblical teaching,
  • War -- Religious aspects -- Christianity,
  • Pacifism -- Religious aspects -- Christianity

  • Edition Notes

    StatementLoraine Boettner.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBS680.W2 B64 1985
    The Physical Object
    Paginationiii, 91 p. ;
    Number of Pages91
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2536215M
    ISBN 100875521185
    LC Control Number85017039
    OCLC/WorldCa12370302

    The Christian Attitude Toward War by Loraine Boettner, Boettner starting at $ The Christian Attitude Toward War has 1 available editions to buy at Half Price Books Marketplace Same Low Prices, Bigger Selection, More Fun Shop the All-New !4/5(1).   People who are non-Christian or non-religious and oppose the actions of the warfare state should be concerned about the Christian attitude toward war. An overwhelming majority of Americans identify themselves as Christians. The same can be said of the members of the U.S. military.

    Buy the Paperback Book Christian Attitudes toward War and Peace by Roland H. Bainton at , Canada's largest bookstore. Free shipping and pickup in store on eligible orders. Any scholarship that addresses the evolution of Christian perspectives on warfare generally references this book. first published in From the outset, Yoder emphasizes that this text is a work of historical theology, the intent of which is to understand the variety of Christian attitudes toward war and peace in their contexts, as sympathetically and objectively as possible. Furthermore, what Yoder offers here is a history of ideas and not of events/5.

    Presbyterian & Reformed Pub Co, Paperback in very good condition. Item # ISBN: 91 : Loraine Boettner. The book, The Early Fathers on War and Military Service, by Louis J. Swift, has much to say about the attitude of the ante-Nicene “Fathers” and their collective attitude toward Christians being involved in war. For example, on page 50 Swift reports that Clement of Alexandria, (c. ), said: “In peace, not in war are we trained.”.


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The Christian Attitude Toward War Paperback – December 1, by Loraine Boettner (Author)Cited by: 1. The Christian Attitude Toward War book.

Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers/5. The Early Christian Attitude Toward War by C. John Cadoux (Author) ISBN Cited by: Christian Attitudes to War, Peace and Revolution is by far, the most extensive and most rigorous work on the Christian ethics of war and peace.

Indeed, it has the potential to outshine The Politics of Jesus as Yoder's pièce de by: ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: iii, 91 pages ; 22 cm: Contents: The present The Christian attitude toward war book --What the Old Testament teaches concerning war --What the New Testament teaches concerning war --War symbolism in the Scriptures and in hymns --Historical aspects --War caused by sin --Military and police force based on the same principle --America not a militaristic.

Christian Attitudes Toward War and Peace: A Historical Survey and Critical Re-Evaluation Paperback – November 1, Cited by: Christian Attitudes to War, Peace, and Revolution John Howard Yoder Theodore J.

Koontz The topic of this book occupied the lion’s share of John Howard Yoder’s time as a scholar, teacher, and ecumenical conversationalist.

unfolds. For Yoder, the history of Christian attitudes toward war and peace is clearly not a mainstream account. It is the Lamb, Jesus, who sends the four horsemen into the world as part of the judgment of God upon sinful humanity.

But war is not hell. Like all human self-willed chaos, it is only the. When asked by Achimeir in what way a Christian morality helps us learn how to avoid killing the innocent during war, Cox turned to the Book of Joshua.

David Dykstra stands upon the shoulders of these great men as he turns his attention to the matter of A Christian's Attitude Toward War. This is a book that should be placed into the hands of every Christian who is serving or is considering serving his country in this dangerous day.

John Cadoux would say no. Some books are instant classics. Once published, they are the final word on a subject. Such is the case with Cadoux’s book, The Early Christian Attitude to War: A Contribution to the History of Christian Ethics (London: Headley Bros.

Publishers, xxxii+ pages). The Christian Attitude Toward War. £ £ 4 in stock (can be backordered) Add to cart. Categories: * Publisher, Christian Living, P&R. Tags: Books, Christian At War, Christian Ethics, Loraine Boettner, P&R, War, War And The Churches, World Wars. Description; Reviews (0).

The Christian view of war has changed throughout the history of the faith. The early church (the first years) was strongly pacifist. Origen said that Christians "do not go forth as soldiers".

Christian Attitudes to War, Peace, and Revolution book. Read 2 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. John Howard Yoder was one of the m /5. All three war views were held by the various reformers. Luther held to a "just war" view, limiting the reason a war could be fought.

Calvin justified certain types of war, using the Old Testament as his authority, but some of his followers took this view to an extreme and waged exceedingly cruel religious wars.

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Boettner, Loraine, Christian attitude toward war. Grand Rapids, Mich. Eerdmans Publishing Co., Christian Attitudes Toward War & Peace book. Read 4 reviews from the world's largest community for readers.

s/t: A Historical Survey & Critical Reevaluation/5(4). Get this from a library. Christian attitudes toward war and peace: a historical survey and critical re-evaluation. [Roland H Bainton] -- Any scholarship that addresses the evolution of Christian perspectives on warfare generally references this book.

Although the scholarship of this work is now outdated and critiqued, Bainton's work. Get this from a library. The Christian attitude toward war: the words of Christ commonly quoted for or against war.

[Federal Council of the Churches of Christ in. Publisher Review: Brings biblical and historical data to bear upon issues of war and peace, pacifism, military force, civil disobedience, and nuclear weapons.

The Early Christian Attitude to War: A Contribution to the History of Christian Ethics () by C. John Cadoux.What causes war? Is there such a thing as a just war? What are the premises of pacificism? Many have claimed that all war is wrong at all times—wrong for the defenders and for the aggressors—and that even when waged with the purpose of restraining evil, war produces greater evils than those against which it is directed.

In response to these multiple viewpoints, Boettner writes this.Buy CHRISTIAN ATTITUDES TOWARD WAR+PEACE 08 edition () by Bainton for up to 90% off at Edition: