Fears Trump Could Lose Election, Refuse To Step Down Inspire Thousands To Learn Peaceful Resistance | WBUR

“Since 1776, Americans have voted in 58 presidential elections. And every time, the losing candidate has conceded and power was peacefully transferred from the outgoing to incoming president. This year, incumbent Donald Trump has refused to confirmthat he'll concede if declared the losing candidate — though his administration assured voters he would. Still, many are taking Trump …

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Luke 13:3-5 & the Super-natural, Non-violent Resistance Politic of Jesus

In a recent exchange on social media, I came across this excerpt of N.T. Wright's interpretation of Luke 13:3-5. No, I tell you; but unless you  repent, you will all likewise perish. Or those eighteen on whom the tower in Siloam fell and killed them: do you think that they were worse offenders than all the …

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The Early Church and Military Service | Jesus Creed

...Tertullian, for instance, wrote an entire treatise forbidding military service among Christians (The Crown) and such sentiment is found throughout his other writings (On Idolatry). Origen too condemned military service whenever he addressed the subject. And Lactantius agreed: “A just man may not be a soldier” (Divine Institutes, 6.20). Now again, there were Christians in …

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