Christianity is a military way

  • 160 Pages
  • 0.94 MB
  • English
Massada Publishers , Oshodi
StatementIge Olumide.
LC ClassificationsMLCS 96/02933 (B)
The Physical Object
Pagination160 p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL619656M
ISBN 109782678058
LC Control Number96218057

This book is a clarion call that challenges the modern American church, the military member, and all citizens as to their beliefs concerning the historical and moral aspects of /5(13). There are those -both in the military and outside of it- who seem determined to associate the work of the armed services with the way of faith.

Col. Bob Young, who served as commander at Kandahar air base, insisted, “Arguably the military is the last American institution that tries to uphold Christian values. The New York Times bestseller and definitive history of Christianity for our time—from the award-winning author of The Reformation and Silence A product of electrifying scholarship conveyed with commanding skill, Diarmaid MacCulloch's Christianity goes back to the origins of the Hebrew Bible and encompasses the globe.

It captures the major turning points in Catholic, Protestant, and Orthodox Cited by:   Introduction to Laurence M. Vance, War, Christianity, and the State: Essays on the Follies of Christian Militarism (Vance Publications, ), pgs., paperback, $ These essays, although organized under four headings, have one underlying theme: the relation of Christianity to war, the military, and the warfare state.

If there is any group of people that should be opposed to war. Boots on the Ground — Discipleship • Prayer • Community • Support. Become a Member. An indigenous ministry serving Christians in the United States Armed Forces and their families.

We provide discipleship resources to grow deeper into the heart of God. A fellowship of thousands providing prayer cover for you, your family and your ministry. What you can do is separate out the various strands in its history. The three obvious ones are Catholicism, Orthodoxy and Protestantism.

What also fascinated me as I wrote my book were the bits of Christianity not covered by those categories – the really ancient Christianities of the Middle East, which in many ways are more in touch with the.

To these people, the US military can do no wrong. This involves killing strangers, you understand by Christians people whose Holy Book say that they should love the outsider, turn the other cheek, and that every government belongs to the Devil.

Red State Religion as a Mix of Christianity and War Philosophy. The Rise of Christianity, by Rodney Stark--this is the most rewarding book I have read so far this year. Here are 3 reasons why. 1) The book makes the case that Christianity is more than a set of cultural lenses that people arbitrarily take on because they were born into a Christian family.4/5.

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Because Christianity has been so tightly bound with the West for the last years, it becomes in places a "Western world history" as well. “When two of the brightest minds around put their insights together on questions about war, peace, and Christianity, you get this remarkable book.

Employing a question-and-answer format, the authors seek to prompt readers of all kinds—whether philosophers, historians, statesmen, theologians, combatants, or individuals—to consider. Listen to thousands of best sellers and new releases on your iPhone, iPad, or Android.

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He picks the best books on Christianity. The history of modern Christianity concerns the Christian religion from the beginning of the 15th century to the end of World War II. It can be divided in the early modern period and the late modern period.

The history of Christianity in the early modern period coincides with the Age of Exploration, and is usually taken to begin with the Protestant Reformation c. – (usually rounded. Question: "What does the Bible say about a Christian serving in the military?" Answer: The Bible contains plenty of information about serving in the military.

While many of the Bible’s references to the military are only analogies, several verses directly relate to this question. Why Do You Need the Way of Life Bible Encyclopedia. The Way of Life Encyclopedia of the Bible & Christianity is unique.

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THE SUBVERSION OF CHRISTIANITY reminds me of the quote from the late Richard Halverson, former pastor of Fourth Pres in Bethesda, MD, and former Chaplain of the US Senate, "In the beginning the church was a fellowship of men and women centering on the living Christ.

Then the church moved to Greece where it became a philosophy/5. Christians have held diverse views towards violence and non-violence through time. Currently and historically there have been four views and practices within Christianity toward violence and war: non-resistance, Christian pacifism, Just war theory, and the Crusade (Holy or preventive war).

The early church in the Roman empire adopted a nonviolent stance when it came to war since imitating. The authors have created a sort of anti-Book of Virtues in this encyclopedic compendium of the ways and means of power.

Everyone wants power and everyone is in a constant duplicitous game to gain more power at the expense of others, according to Greene, a screenwriter and former editor at Esquire (Elffers, a book packager, designed the volume, with its attractive marginalia).Author: John Loftus.

Laurence Vance shows in exquisite detail how non-defensive war and Christianity are mutually exclusive ideas. This book makes me want to be a better Christian.

This book is the spiritual equivalent of Jesus Huerta de Soto's treatise on ABCT. Simply awesome/10(3). Mere Christianity by C.

Lewis - Book 4 with audio - Beyond Personality. holding services. Just as it is easy to think the State has a lot of different objects-military, political, economic, and what not.

and we give them grounds for talking in a way that throws doubt on the truth of Christianity itself. But there is another way of. Perhaps the best way to understand the Jesuit Agenda that undermines biblical Christianity is to recognize the move toward a so-called “social gospel” that unites the religions of the world for the cause of peace.

Like mysticism, this social gospel is a vehicle through which all religions will be united.

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CHRISTIANITY AS A WAY OF LIFE 1. A People’s History of Christianity discusses the practice of honoring the body, which should be considered a sacred gift. In your mind does this relate in some way to many Christianity with the military, but in your opinion is itFile Size: 1MB.

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Everything Christian for Less for over 40 years. The authors speak from a just-war moral perspective to provide Christians with expert and accessible answers to more than one hundred common questions concerning the ethics of issues of war and peace at the forefront of current events, an informed Christian response is needed.

This timely volume, War, Peace, and Christianity: Questions and Answers from a Just War Perspective answers Brand: Crossway. Asian Christianity: A “New Way of Being Church” A recent book by Tom Fox, Pentecost in Asia: A New Way of Being Church (Orbis Books, ), gives an updated view of Asian Catholicism.

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In his latest book Ehrman tackles the question of how an obscure Jewish sect came to conquer the Roman Empire and dominate the western world. It is a subject which can stir up both triumphant apologism and vehement condemnation.

But in this book Ehrman, a first .One way to erase the conflicts between science and Christianity is to view them as entirely separate endeavors, with different purposes, methods, and bodies of knowledge.

This view emphasizes that science is a system of knowledge about the world and its behavior, whereas religion is about morality, God, and the afterlife. Thus, Christianity and. Sometimes mistaken for Amish, Mennonites are a group of Christians that formed during the Protestant Reformation.

Their beginnings were marked by persecution, while the church itself has long been a proponent of peace. And while there are many divisions of Mennonites (also called Anabaptists), most agree on the core tenets of Christianity.

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