Tag: Nonviolence

Mark Driscoll recently argued that “the Prince of Peace is not a pacifist” and that “those who want to portray Jesus as a pansy or a pacifist are prone to be very selective in the parts of the Bible they quote.” Driscoll argues his case ironically—some would say comically—by...
Now that attention has turned from Miley to the civil war in Syria, people everywhere are wondering: Should America intervene? The cause for intervention, of course, stems from August 21, when Syrian President al-Assad allegedly used chemical weapons against rebel forces, leading to the death of over 1,400 people including...
Regular readers of our blog will know that Preston Sprinkle has just published his book Fight: A Christian Case for Non-Violence with the help of Eternity graduate Andrew Rillera. While Preston has said enough about the subject matter of the book to make most readers uncomfortable and/or angry (jk,...
I wanted to give one more teaser from my book. But before I do, let me give one qualification and one advertisement. First, the views represented in my book don't necessarily represent the views of Eternity Bible College. We have a broad range of perspectives on Christians and violence; mine...
Whenever Christians discuss the issue of violence, it’s only a matter or seconds before the question comes up: What about the guy breaking into your house trying to kill your family? In a blog a year ago, I said that I’d “shoot the thug.” Even though I don’t believe that...
Last year I posted a series of blogs titled “Christians and Violence” that gained a lot of attention. Much has happened since those posts, including a book on violence that I wrote with the help of my good friend and former student, Andrew Rillera. The book is titled Fight:...
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