Pacifism in church history

Jan 9, 2020 by

There is not a single extant Christian author before Constantine (in the fourth century) who said killing or joining the military by Christians is ever legitimate. Whenever the surviving Christian texts...

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Of saints and crusaders

Dec 11, 2017 by

Some time around 1190 AD, a handful of barefoot Christian monks in plain, ragged robes had an audience with a powerful Muslim sultan in his grand and glorious palace in Egypt. The leader of these monks was...

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Thank you, Obama, for denouncing Christian violence

Feb 10, 2015 by

It seems some conservative Christians are up in arms because of something President Obama said at the National Prayer Breakfast onĀ Feb. 5. After condemning ISIS and religiously-motivated violence in general,...

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