Non-Violence as Central to Christian Spirituality. Perspectives From Scripture to the Present

Author: Culliton, Joseph
Year:1982
Pages:312
ISBN:0-88946-964-4
978-0-88946-964-8
Price:249.95
Eleven original essays on non-violence according to the Old Testament, the New Testament, and Christian leaders/theologians.

Reviews

". . . an important contribution to the literature on non-violence . . . one of the few attempts since the 1930s to set the concept of non-violence within a scriptural, historical, and theological context in the Western tradition." - Sciences Religieuses/Studies in Religion

"concise, clearly structured, thoroughly referenced . . . of particular importance . . . . It will make a good text book as well as provide excellent professional reading." - Canadian Catholic Review

"a valuable reference source" - The Christian Century

". . . remarkable . . . This volume belongs on the reading lists of the growing number of courses examining the theology and praxis of the churches' peace and justice ministries." - Religious Studies Review

". . . sets out to show the centrality of non-violence to Christian spirituality. . . . much of interest - biblical, historical or spiritual . . . ." - The Irish Theological Quarterly

". . . both scholarly and readable . . . a good introduction into the thought and relevant writings . . . ." - TSF Bulletin