Christian Pacifism is not a “solution,” but that’s okay…

A common misunderstanding of Christian pacifism is that its goal is to provide an alternative solution to physical violence. Stanley Hauerwas, following the tradition of Mennonite John Howard Yoder and Reformed theologian Karl Barth, believes Christian pacifism is not to be understood as a ’solution,’ but as the only response appropriate for those attempting to follow the life of Christ.

–Scott Lenger

link: “Christian Nonviolence,” A Response to Just War | Scott Lenger

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