Jesus and the Nonviolent Revolution

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  • Edition: Revised
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2014-09-01
  • Publisher: Plough Pub House

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In this classic work, now thoroughly edited and with updated notes, Trocme explores the "politics of Jesus," especially the social implications of his proclamation of the Kingdom of God and the biblical Jubilee, and shows the ongoing relevance of his ethic of revolutionary nonviolence. Book jacket.

Author Biography

Andre Trocme (1901-1971) is best known as the Protestant pastor of the French village of Le Chambon who organized the rescue of Jews during the Nazi occupation. After the war he became a leading voice for peace and reconciliation

Table of Contents

Introductionp. ix
Prefacep. xviii
Jesus and His Revolution
Jesus the Jewp. 3
Jesus Proclaims Jubileep. 13
Implications of Jubileep. 28
The "Politics" of Jesusp. 42
Ethics of the Revolutionp. 58
Jesus and His Contemporaries
Precursors to Peacep. 71
Crises in Palestinep. 79
Resistance Movementsp. 86
Seeds of Nonviolencep. 94
Another Wayp. 103
Jesus and Revolutionary Nonviolence
The Radical Explosionp. 117
The Sword of the Spiritp. 127
Nonviolent Love and the Personp. 139
The Greatest Commandmentp. 150
The Politics of Witnessp. 162
God's Historyp. 171
Notesp. 182
Select Bibliographyp. 206
Scripture Indexp. 209
General Indexp. 212
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