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Our God is nonviolent

witnesses in the struggle for peace & justice

by John Dear

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Published by Pilgrim Press in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Nonviolence -- Religious aspects -- Christianity.,
  • Peace -- Religious aspects -- Christianity.,
  • Christianity and justice.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 131-133).

    StatementJohn Dear.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBT736.6 .D425 1990
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxv, 133 p. ;
    Number of Pages133
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2227839M
    ISBN 100829808523
    LC Control Number89078142

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The character of God is thus revealed as being a nonviolent God through the message of Jesus and the overall nonviolent "grain of the universe" becomes apparent in the Old and New Testaments.

Part II of the book explores ways that the nonviolent character of Cited by: 1. The character of God is thus revealed as being a nonviolent God through the message of Jesus and the overall nonviolent "grain of the universe" becomes apparent in the Old and New Testaments.

Part II of the book explores ways that the nonviolent character of /5(4). Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published. Our God is nonviolent by,Pilgrim Press edition, in English Our God is nonviolent ( edition) | Open LibraryPages: John Dear’s book The Nonviolent Life challenges all our ideas about violence and nonviolence.

His book has been life-changing for me. His book has been life-changing for me. Although I was already a pacifist (which let’s face it, is not a popular belief in the south), and was theoretically against all forms of violence, Dear’s book.

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Dear, John, Our God is nonviolent. New York: Pilgrim Press, (OCoLC) Material Type: Biography. Other pacifist Christians hold a fourth view, that God is nonviolent (or, more precisely, that we should view God as nonviolent) and that human beings are called also to be nonviolent.

In this view, human nonviolence is both what God through Jesus commands us to embody and what has become a necessity for the sake of our survival in the. STUDY GROUP QUESTIONS. Starting a study group using John Dear’s latest book The Nonviolent Life is a great way to begin the nonviolent journey or simply continue deeper along that path.

The book is divided into three parts: 1) Nonviolence Toward Ourselves, 2) Nonviolence Toward All Others, 3) Joining the Global Grassroots Movement of Nonviolence. If we meditate on the Gospel of Jesus, if we stake our faith on the nonviolent God, true God will dawn in our hearts.

Peaceful, gentle, loving. This God will come to us in our prayers. Compare book prices from overbooksellers. Find Our God Is Nonviolent: Witnesses in the Struggle for () by Dear, John/5(3). In The Nonviolent God J. Denny Weaver argues that since God is revealed in Jesus, the nonviolence of Jesus most truly reflects the character of God.

According to Weaver, the way Christians live -- Christian ethics -- is an ongoing expression of theology. Anabaptist scholar J. Denny Weaver has asked these same questions, and the result is The Nonviolent God. A nonviolent lens.

Weaver argues for a nonviolent God, based in his conviction of a nonviolent ethic. The premise of Weaver’s book is: Jesus lived a nonviolent life in first century Rome. Jesus is the fullest revelation of God. The character of God is thus revealed as being a nonviolent God through the message of Jesus and the overall nonviolent "grain of the universe" becomes apparent in the Old and New Testaments.

Part II of the book explores ways that the nonviolent character of /5(5). It changes her life and the lives of those with whom she shares this vision of nonviolence. Ethical veganism is anything but passive; on the contrary, it is. This books restates the author’s nonviolent atonement motif that was proposed in his previous book, The Nonviolent Atonement, and then proceeds to (1) confirm that this understanding of the character of God is broadly supported by all parts of the Bible, and (2) suggest examples in daily life how this can be lived in typical daily life.

In sum the book provides an approach to and an /5. The Trinity and God’s Nonviolent Atonement. By Adam Ericksen. for example, you know the verse, “Hear oh Israel, the. In The Nonviolent God J.

Denny Weaver argues that since God is revealed in Jesus, the nonviolence of Jesus most truly reflects the character of God. According to Weaver, the way Christians live -- Christian ethics -- is an ongoing expression of : Eerdmans, William B.

Publishing Company. A discussion of what the narrative of Jesus teaches us about the nonviolence of God and lived theologyThis bold new statement on the nonviolence of God challenges long-standing assumptions of divine violence in theology, the violent God pictured in the Old Testament, and the supposed violence of God in Revelation.

In The Nonviolent God J. Denny Weaver argues that Format: Ebook. Get this from a library. Acts of our gentle God: the glorious dawning of a new day on the character of God ; the case for a nonviolent God: a study to challenge misconceptions about God and offer an encouraging alternative perspective.

[Jay A Schulberg] -- "Acts of Our Gentle God presents compelling evidence from the Bible to exonerate God of the charges that he is. The ambiguity of the Bible’s portrayal of God in relation to violence can be seen in a paradigmatic way in the Book of Revelation.

One way of reading that book, focusing first of all on the specifics, concludes that Revelation portrays God as profoundly violent. Our conviction that God is nonviolent is therefore not arbitrary, nor does it.

It is into this tension that a challenge to the idea of a “violent God”– including an act of “atoning violence” as part of the salvation narrative–becomes the center of J.

Denny Weaver’s second book on the topic, God Without Violence: Following a Nonviolent God in a Violent World. Weaver—Professor Emeritus of Religion at. Review of Jesus and the Nonviolent Revolution. This is a superb book, informed by a lifetime of biblical study, deep thought and heroic acts, that every Christian should read.

It speaks authoritatively on issues of war, social justice and the responsibilities of God's people in Author: André Trocmé. A discussion of what the narrative of Jesus teaches us about the nonviolence of God and lived theologyThis bold new statement on the nonviolence of God challenges long-standing assumptions of divine violence in theology, the violent God pictured in the Old Testament, and the supposed violence of God in Revelation.

In The Nonviolent God J. Denny Weaver argues that Pages: The question posed for our reflection here is whether we who consider ourselves to be Christian pacifists, committed to nonviolence, should also think of God as absolutely nonviolent. None of us has direct access to God, as we do to most of the objects about which we often speak — chairs and tables, other persons, trees and flowers and the ground beneath us, the sun and moon.

This entry will be the first in a (probably) 4-part series on nonviolence and the Bible. Enjoy. Many Christians--myself included at a point--struggle with the book of Revelation. Jesus as presented in the Gospels is a person full of forgiveness and nonviolence rather than retribution; indeed, "the law was given through Moses; grace and truth Author: Metacognizant.

These are the concerns at the heart of J. Denny Weaver’s book, which is a more systematic elaboration of a topic introduced in his earlier work The Nonviolent is convinced that the divinely sanctioned violence featured in the church’s atonement models—especially the Christus Victor, satisfaction, and substitutionary views—is a.

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But in the same Gospel Jesus tells eight parables in which God deals violently with evildoers. Before this lecture the idea that we should understand God with nonviolent images was not the focus, but it was certainly a conclusion drawn already from the first edition of The Nonviolent Atonement, published in and before that I came to see this book on a nonviolent God as the current stage of the quest that emerged from my first year.

Please read our short guide how to send a book to Kindle. and the supposed violence of God in Revelation. In The Nonviolent God J. Denny Weaver argues that since God is revealed in Jesus, the nonviolence of Jesus most truly reflects the character of God.

According to Weaver, the way Christians live -- Christian ethics -- is an ongoing. Buy a cheap copy of Stricken by God?: Nonviolent book. Did God really pour out his wrath against sin on his Son to satisfy his own need for justice. Or did God-in-Christ forgive the world even as it unleashed its wrath Free shipping over $ He and his wife Shelley are co-founders of the Ground Zero Center for Nonviolent Action in Poulsbo, WA, and Mary's House, a Catholic Worker house of hospitality in Birmingham, AL.

He is currently writing three books on the assassinations of the Kennedys, Malcom X and King in the 's (with Orbis Books). The Non-Violent Atonement Reveals the Truth about Violence.

As we begin to bring the book to a close, this chapter shows why God inspired a book (the Bible) which is so full of violence. The reason is because violence is such a huge human problem, God wanted to reveal that we humans are the source and cause of violence.

You may not realize this, but senior pastors throughout the world were on vacation last Sunday. Not because they were celebrating the American holiday weekend of Author: Adam Ericksen. The Nonviolent God. Grand Rapids, Michigan: William B. Eerdmans Publishing Company, Pp. xii + $ The most basic Christian confession is that Jesus Christ is both Savior and Lord.

Specifically, that Jesus Christ saves us from our sins. As Paul wrote: “in Christ God was reconciling the world to himself, not counting their trespasses against them.

His "narrative Christus victor" vision of atonement exonerates God from the violence of the cross. Weaver refines and intensifies the themes of classic Christus victor theory by paying attention not merely to Jesus' crucifixion and resurrection but to his entire career as a nonviolent confrontation and conquest of the powers of sin and death (96).

Nonviolent Action. Ron Sider has shown that nonviolent action can defeat great armies, brutal dictators, and unjust governments. His book is “Nonviolent Action, What Christian Ethics Demands but Most Christians Have Never Really Tried” By Ronald J.

Sider, Brazo Books, Jesus witnessed nonviolent action defeating evil. The first chapter lays out narrative Christus Victor as nonviolent atonement that reflects the entire biblical story, though paying particular attention to Revelation, the Gospels, and Paul.

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During his life he authored fifteen books, including the bestselling Nonviolent Communication: A Language of Life (PuddleDancer Press), which has sold more than one 5/5(1).

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That is why King could exhort us to the highest possible, unconditional, universal, all-encompassing love. King the preacher believed that God worked through us when we used the weapon of nonviolent love.In his latest book on the ground-breaking work of René Girard (–), Scott Cowdell sets out a new perspective on mimetic theory and theology: he develops the proposed connection between Girardian thought and theological dramatic theory in new directions, engaging with issues of evolutionary suffering and divine providence, inclusive Christian uniqueness, God's .