Performing the Faith

Bonhoeffer and the Practice of Nonviolence
Product Number: EB00004708
Released: Apr 01, 2004
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781441241931
Publisher: Brazos Press
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Description

September 11, Afghanistan, Iraq-more than ever, this is a time for the church to be taking up the question of what, as Christians, our response to violence should be. In Performing the Faith, Stanley Hauerwas revisits the familiar territory of political nonviolence through discussion of the writings of Dietrich Bonhoeffer-Christian ethicist, theologian, and by some definitions, martyr. This book is an intriguing commentary on Bonhoeffer's bold claim that if our common life rests on lies and injustice, we cannot be a community of peace. Pastors, seminarians, and those interested in Christian ethics are among the many who will be interested in this new word from an unwavering, faithful voice.

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Author(s): Stanley Hauerwas
Genre: Religion
Original Publish Date: Apr 01, 2004

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