Tag Archives: Nonviolence

Ernest L. Boyer on Martin Luther King Jr.’s Legacy

Read Dr. Ernest L. Boyer’s reflections on the life and legacy of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., the civil rights leader whose memory was honored in the U.S. yesterday.
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Photo Friday: Imagining “An Alternative to the Sword”

Today’s Photo Friday excerpt focuses on Brethren in Christ Ronald J. Sider’s historic 1984 speech to Mennonite World Conference and his call to imagine an Anabaptist “alternative to the sword.”
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Brethren in Christ on the World Wide Web

A few Brethren in Christ-related links that caught my attention over the past weeks.
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“A Philosophy of Love”: Anabaptism and the Civil Rights Movement

In honor of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s birthday today, read one Brethren in Christ pastor’s reflections on the relationship between Anabaptism and the Civil Rights Movement of the 1960s.
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Brethren in Christ Pastor Reflects on Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s Legacy

Here’s a fascinating article from the Salina Journal, describing an ecumenical Martin Luther King, Jr. Day event held at the CrossRoads Church (a Brethren in Christ congregation in Salina) and featuring a keynote address from Jay Johnson, pastor of the Zion Brethren in Christ Church in nearby Abilene.
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Exploring the Meaning of the Atonement: The Nonviolent Atonement (Part 4)

Today’s installment of our week-long series on atonement focuses on a controversial position: the nonviolent view of the atonement.
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Are the Brethren in Christ Committed to “Keeping the Peace”?

Check out a recent IN PART article (written by Harriet Bicksler and Curtis Book) that explores this complex question.
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