The Resource Peacemaking and religious violence : from Thomas Aquinas to Thomas Jefferson, Roger A. Johnson

Peacemaking and religious violence : from Thomas Aquinas to Thomas Jefferson, Roger A. Johnson

Label
Peacemaking and religious violence : from Thomas Aquinas to Thomas Jefferson
Title
Peacemaking and religious violence
Title remainder
from Thomas Aquinas to Thomas Jefferson
Statement of responsibility
Roger A. Johnson
Creator
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
From its very beginning, the Christian faith has been engaged with religious violence. The first Christians were persecuted by their co-religionists and then by imperial Rome. Jesus taught them, in such circumstances, not to retaliate, but to be peacemakers, to love their enemies, and to pray for their persecutors. Jesus's response to religious violence of the first century was often ignored, but it was never forgotten. Even during those centuries when the church herself persecuted Christian heretics, Jews, and Muslims, some Christians still struggled to bear witness to the peace mandate of th
Cataloging source
N$T
Dewey number
261.2
Index
index present
LC call number
BT736.4
LC item number
.J63 2009
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Label
Peacemaking and religious violence : from Thomas Aquinas to Thomas Jefferson, Roger A. Johnson
Publication
Copyright
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Religious violence and the peace mandate of Jesus -- Christians orthodox and heterodox : 'Thomas Aquinas and the "Manichees" -- Christians among other God-fearers : Ramon Lull's dialogue of a Christian, Jew, and Muslim -- Christians and other religions : Nicholas of Cusa's vision of global religious peace -- Wars of Christians against Christians : Herbert of Cherbury's theological antidote to religious warfare -- Disestablishing religion and the waning of Christian violence : the political theology of Thomas Jefferson -- Epilogue: Reclaiming the peace mandate of Jesus for the twenty-first century
Control code
ocn913214282
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource
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unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780718843038
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
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unknown
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.b34445511
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)913214282
  • pebcs0718843037

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