October 13, 2020

Excursus on the Basileia

By E.R. Craven The question and the answer are but illustrations of that law proper to all languages, but pre-eminently to the Greek, by which a […]
October 13, 2020

The Dilemma of the Discarded Weapons

On Killing by Grossman Author of the Civil War Collector’s Encyclopedia F. A. Lord tells us that after the Battle of Gettysburg, 27,574 muskets were recovered […]
September 7, 2020

Would Jesus Have Killed His Enemies?

By Bill Wachtel In defense of Christian participation in war, some mention Cornelius as having no negative mention in the New Testament. All agree that Christ […]
September 7, 2020

Nonviolence begets violence

I grew up agnostic and, like the Apostle Paul himself confesses, “a violent person.” Now by violent I don’t mean I was looking for a fight, […]
September 7, 2020

Resist not evil by violence

Non-resistance preserves; resistance destroys. It is much safer to act justly than unjustly; to endure an offense rather than resist it by violence; safer even in […]
April 30, 2020

Violence: A Biblical Theology

Encyclopedia of Christian Theology, vol. 1., ed. Lacoste.   The New Testament shows with the cross of Jesus the paroxysm of violence and of its opposite. […]