Is nonviolence an integral part of following Jesus? Or can Christians keep violence in their “back pocket” as a last resort? Ron Sider has a very compelling argument about why Christians need to leave violence behind and learn to practice active nonviolence. (And he has some great answers to all the normal objections to nonviolence.)
Dr. Ron Sider is known worldwide for providing leadership to the movement of evangelicals who recognize not just the spiritual, but also the social and political implications of a high view of Scripture. His book Rich Christians in an Age of Hunger was lauded by Christianity Today as being among the top 100 books in religion in the 20th century and the seventh most influential book in the evangelical world in the last 50 years.
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- Check out Ron’s new book If Jesus Is Lord: Loving Our Enemies in An Age of Violence.
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