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Jesus and the Nonviolent Revolution


Foreword by Charles Moore

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In this book, you’ll encounter a Jesus you may have never met before – a Jesus who not only calls for spiritual transformation, but for practical changes that answer the most perplexing political, economic, and social problems of our time.


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André Trocmé of Le Chambon is famous for his role in saving thousands of Jews from the Nazis during World War II. But his bold deeds did not spring from a void. They were rooted in his under­standing of Jesus’ way of nonviolence – an under­standing that gave him the remarkable insights contained in this classic work.

In this book, you’ll encounter a Jesus you may have never met before – a Jesus who not only calls for spiritual transformation, but for practical changes that answer the most perplexing political, economic, and social problems of our time.

This revised and expanded edition includes a concise biography of the author and extensive notes on how contemporary thinkers have grappled with Trocmé’s ideas.

Softcover, 5.5 x 8

ISBN: 978-0874869279

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Table of Contents

PART I: JESUS AND HIS REVOLUTION

  • Jesus the Jew
  • Jesus Proclaims Jubilee
  • Implications of Jubilee
  • The “Politics” of Jesus
  • Ethics of the Revolution

PART II: JESUS AND HIS CONTEMPORARIES

  • Precursors to Peace
  • Crises in Palestine
  • Resistance Movements
  • Seeds of Nonviolence
  • Another Way

PART III: JESUS AND REVOLUTIONARY NONVIOLENCE

  • The Radical Explosion
  • The Sword of the Spirit
  • Nonviolent Love and the Person
  • The Greatest Commandment - Read excerpt
  • The Politics of Witness - Read excerpt
  • God’s History

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