Nonresistance: Objections

First post: Nonresistance: A Personal Background Previous post: Nonresistance: Conclusions (Part 2) Our goal in this series has been to uncover what the Bible teaches about violence and nonresistance. We’ve surveyed the Old and New Testaments to see how its teachings unfold. Now, we’ll take one last look at how proponents of nonresistance support their position, and analyze their…

Nonresistance: Conclusions (Part 2)

First post: Nonresistance: A Personal Background Previous post: Nonresistance: Conclusions (Part 1) This post will close out the positive presentation of the Bible’s teachings on violence and mostly wrap up this series. We’ll probably have another post covering popular objections. If you have any you’ve heard or that occur to you while you’re reading, please feel free to leave…

Nonresistance: A Biblical Theology of Violence (Part 6)

First post: Nonresistance: A Personal Background Previous post: Nonresistance: A Biblical Theology of Violence (Part 5) This post represents the last installment in the Biblical Theology segment of our study on nonresistance. We’ll finish up the New Testament here, then begin systematically defining what our survey has uncovered. Persecution There may seem to be one last holdout for nonresistance…

Nonresistance: A Biblical Theology of Violence (Part 5)

First post: Nonresistance: A Personal Background Previous post: Nonresistance: A Biblical Theology of Violence (Part 4) Having finished our survey of the Old Testament, we turn our attention to the New Testament. We will finish it up in one more post, and then work on a systematic description of what we’ve learned. The Sermon on the Mount For most…

Nonresistance: A Biblical Theology of Violence (Part 4)

First post: Nonresistance: A Personal Background Previous post: Nonresistance: A Biblical Theology of Violence (Part 3) I’m going to try to pick up the pace a bit and finish out the Biblical theology section. We’ll finish up the Old Testament in this installment, and then come back for a couple posts covering the teachings of Jesus and the apostles.…

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