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pacifist conscience

pacifist conscience

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Published by Penguin in Harmondsworth, Middlesex .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Includes bibliography.

Statementedited by Peter Mayer.
SeriesPelican books -- A763
ContributionsMayer, Peter.
The Physical Object
Pagination447p. ;
Number of Pages447
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18187120M

Open Library is an initiative of the Internet Archive, a (c)(3) non-profit, building a digital library of Internet sites and other cultural artifacts in digital projects include the Wayback Machine, and   Although I am not a pacifist, there are certainly compelling reasons for being one. In the first place, Jesus seems to recommend the practice on a number of occasions, as when he refuses permission to James and John to call down fire from heaven to consume the Samaritan town that rejected Jesus (Luke ); or when he rebukes Peter in the.

A Biblical Challenge to Christian Pacifism By David Servant The hero in the story was a non-Jewish Samaritan whose God-given conscience told him that nearby Jews were neighbors to be loved! And at the close of His story, Jesus told the lawyer who originally questioned Him to imitate a man whom he would likely never have considered to be a. After hearing a presentation on the life and works of C. S. Lewis as part of a summer Sunday school curriculum, a handful of eager readers decided to form a C. S. Lewis book club in the fall of A dozen books and countless essays later, this inter-denominational group continues to meet at and enjoy the hospitality of Christ United Methodist Church in Chapel Hill, NC.

  In a world riven with conflict, violence and war, this book proposes a philosophical defense of pacifism. It argues that there is a moral presumption against war and unless that presumption is defeated, war is unjustified. Leading philosopher of non-violence Robert Holmes contends that neither just war theory nor the rationales for recent wars (Vietnam, the Gulf War, the Iraq and Afghanistan. Mack Reynolds. Pacifist. Dedicated men can often employ the most unethical of tactics—and sometimes with a clear conscience Here is a tale of such a man, but one who developed a conscience.


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Conscience does pay due attention to her forebear, but pacifist conscience book also traces the parallel stories of his three brothers.

Two It is not surprising that the World War I experiences of Norman Thomas () form a major part of Louisa Thomas' new book: This long-lived peace advocate was, after all, the author's great grandfather and a six-time Socialist presidential candidate/5.

Norman Thomas and his brothers' upbringing prepared them for a life of service-but their calls to conscience threatened to tear them apart Conscience is Louisa Thomas's beautifully written account of the remarkable Thomas brothers at the turn of the twentieth century.

At a time of trial, each brother struggled to understand his obligation to his country, family, and faith/5(16). Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published.

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[]Pages: Acts of Conscience: Christian Nonviolence and Modern American Democracy is the best new work on the history of American pacifism to appear in many years. Joseph Kip Kosek offers a bold, original, and lucid brief for the importance of the tradition of Christian nonviolence in twentieth-century U.S.

reform, and in the process resurrects such forgotten figures as Richard Gregg, a pioneering Cited by: I now understand why the question of war and the Christian conscience has been and is such a struggle.

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Instead, in her first book, “Conscience: Two Soldiers, Two Pacifists, One Family — A Test of Will and Faith in World War I,” she has been far more daring. In fact, the lengthy subtitle is a bit. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Mayer, Peter, Pacifist conscience.

Chicago, Regnery Co. [, ©] (OCoLC) Document Type. ONE VOICE. Pacifist Writings from the Second World War. VERA BRITTAIN. Continuum. THE PACIFIST CONSCIENCE. Peter Mayer. Pelican Book A Penguin. COMRADES IN CONSCIENCE. The story of an English community’s opposition to the Great War.

Cyril Pearce. Francis Boutle. 21 pieces SCARCE £ Additional Physical Format: Print version: Mayer, Peter, Pacifist conscience. Chicago, Regnery Co. [, ©] (OCoLC) Material Type. Although the act of conscientious objection entered modern consciousness most strikingly as a result of the Vietnam War, Americans have long struggled to reconcile their politics, pacifist beliefs, and compulsory military service.

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Acts of Conscience: Christian Nonviolence and Modern American Democracy is the best new work on the history of American pacifism to appear in many years.

Joseph Kip Kosek offers a bold, original, and lucid brief for the importance of the tradition of Christian nonviolence in twentieth-century U.S.

reform, and in the process resurrects such forgotten figures as Richard Gregg, a pioneering. Norman’s pacifist tendencies emerge early and persist throughout his lifetime. While Norman Thomas’ name is largely missing from the history books, his impact on the social conscience of the country is considerable.

Involved in social service work, not only through his church but also in the larger community, he fulfilled his pacifist.Book Description. Interest in pacifism—an idea with a long history in philosophical thought and in several religious traditions—is growing. The Routledge Handbook of Pacifism and Nonviolence is the first comprehensive reference designed to introduce newcomers and researchers to the many varieties of pacifism and nonviolence, to their history and philosophy, and to pacifism’s most serious.