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Nonviolence : a brief history : the Warsaw lectures

by Yoder, John Howard.

Format: Print Book 2010
Availability: Available at 1 Library 1 of 1 copy
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CLP - Main Library Mezzanine - Non-fiction BT736.6.Y6155 2010
Location  CLP - Main Library
Collection  Mezzanine - Non-fiction
Call Number  BT736.6.Y6155 2010
Few theologians have done as much as John Howard Yoder to articulate the case for Christian pacifism. The eleven lectures collected in Nonviolence--A Brief History were presented in 1983 in Warsaw, Poland, and this is their first publication together. Despite their apparent diversity, the lectures trace a single trajectory: the increasing relevance of nonviolent thought and action. They argue that nonviolence aligns with the inner logic of the world and, therefore, with human social existence. A quarter century after they were delivered, Yoder's remarks seem prophetic, heartfelt, and essential. For those unfamiliar with the life and thought of John Howard Yoder, these lectures, together with their accompanying brief contextualizing summaries, provide an easily accessible introduction.
Additional Information
Subjects Nonviolence -- Religious aspects -- Christianity.
Peace -- Religious aspects -- Christianity.
Publisher Waco, Tex. :Baylor University Press,2010
Contributors Martens, Paul Henry.
Porter, Matthew, 1969-
Werntz, Myles.
Language English
Description xiv, 150 pages ; 24 cm
Bibliography Notes Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN 9781602582569 (hbk. : alk. paper)
1602582564 (hbk. : alk. paper)
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