How might Christians look on the world differently if they-actually!-believed that God's love was indeed stronger than our fears?
In fresh, confessional language, Roth shares his convictions about
Christian pacifism, inviting others to consider this possibility, all
the while humbly admitting the difficulties.
What would happen if
Christians assumed that their allegiance to God, their identity with
Christ, and their commitment to the church would inevitably lead them
to respond to the world's pain differently because of their faith? In
the face of violence, are there any options open to the Christian
believer other than the "default" impulse toward patriotic unity and a
steely determination to exact "an eye for an eye"?
A must-read for
anyone concerned about the endless cycles of wars and violence, and the
possibility that God's love is stronger than our society's current