May 27, 2019

Teachings of Jesus That His Followers (Almost) Never Take Seriously

Brandan Robertson, Huffpost Cultural Commentator, Activist, Pastor, and Author, Feb. 2015. “Love Your Enemies and Bless Those Who Persecute You” Matthew 5:44 ESV It seems like […]
February 16, 2019

Laelius Socinus and Non-Violence, Political Involvement

Laelius and Faustus Socinus, Founders of Socinianism: Their Lives and Theology Part One by Marian Hillar While in Kraków Socinus became involved in the disputes and […]
February 16, 2019

Christian Non-Violence

by Etienne Curnow, France Here’s a rough outline of my attempt to get to the heart of what Jesus expects of us all in terms of […]
February 16, 2019

The Root of Pacifism in the Hebrew Scriptures

by Robert Roberg David taught us to love our enemies and pray for them. “For the mouth of the wicked and the mouth of the deceitful […]
December 6, 2018

“Love Your Enemies”

John Piper, “Jesus’ Love Command in the Synoptic Gospels and in the early Christian paraenesis,” p 90f. Turning to the sixth antithesis we may ask whether […]
December 6, 2018

Jesus the Central Jew: His Times and His People

by LaCocque, pages 95-6. Jesus claimed to be (or to become) the ultimate manifestation on earth of the kingdom he heralded: he inaugurated the realm of the […]