Wednesday, February 23, 2011

The Church and War

"If the church as a matter of habit tolerates the use of force and planning for warfare on the part of the state, then she will not even know when the exceptional time has come when it would be justified for her to say a Christian 'yes.'"

John Howard Yoder, summarizing Karl Barth's views, Karl Barth and the Problem of War, 39.

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