following jesus: help on non-violence from ron sider

I read an article today in December‘s Christianity Today by Ron Sider (“Courageous Nonviolence“), one of the leading evangelicals in the practice of social justice. He’s speaking to the need for Christians of both Just-War and Pacifist ethical persuations to come together in actively practicing non-violence rather than simply claiming an ethical position and staying on the sidelines. If you’re interested in following Jesus–the one who beat violence by not practicing it, this is well worth the read. Excellent food for thought, assuming, that is, that we are actively thinking about the implications of Jesus’ ethics for our own…

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