Category Archives: Pacifism

Should Christians argue for or against Gun Control? Any other options?

After the shootings in Aurora this past weekend, many are calling on stricter gun control laws. This includes some Christians such as Ben Witherington. While they may be right, I’m not convinced. One reason for this has to do with whether it … Continue reading

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Quoting the Old Testament is not good enough.

One argument many level against pacifism is that there is a lot violence and bloodshed in the Old Testament. It is important, however, to remember that there is much in the Old Testament that Christians must not follow anymore. As Tim … Continue reading

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Good documentary on Just war and Pacifism

I have not been able to write much on here lately, although I will be able to again very soon. Anyway, the link provided is a good documentary on just war and pacifism. It is about an hour, but I … Continue reading

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Exceptions to the Rule?

Even if Jesus taught pacifism, are there ever any exceptions? This is something Roger Olson posted about on his blog the other day [1]. I was already going to blog on this subject and Roger’s post gave me more enthusiasm to do so. … Continue reading

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Pacifism as trust

I have been reading a book written by the Mennonite Millard Lind Yahweh Is a Warrior. One of the things that I like about this classic little work, and agree with, is that Lind understands that before Israel denied God as … Continue reading

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