September 12, 2018

Non-Retaliation in Early Jewish and New Testament Texts

by Gordon Zerbe Both Mt. 5.38-48 and Lk. 6.27-36 were addressed to local, interpersonal or economic relations, and were intended to achieve local reconciliation. Mt. 5.41, […]
July 30, 2018

The Abortion, Pro-Life vote.

But what about the abortion issue? Some wickedly accuse voters or non-voters of contributing to abortion, for voting for a certain candidate or by abstaining from […]
July 30, 2018

Love your enemies by not killing them.

by Tracy Z Christians should be grateful for those who keep this country safe and give it freedom. I have lived abroad for many years and […]
July 30, 2018

The Way of the Warrior

To subdue an enemy without fighting is the greatest of skills. Sun Tzu We all train to improve our martial arts skills as warriors. We have […]
June 29, 2018

The early Church, Politics and the Military

Vicki A. Spencer, Visions of Peace: Asia and The West, p 29, 34, 38-40 During the first three centuries of Christian history, opposition to violence and […]
June 29, 2018

“Render to Caesar”

The Nonviolent Messiah: Jesus, Q, and the Enochic Tradition by Simon J. Joseph It is not uncommon to find the Jewish apocalyptic vision depending entirely on […]