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Gandhi and Jesus : the Saving Power of Nonviolence (08 Edition)

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Rynne (peace studies, Marquette U.) finds in the life of Gandhi inspiration and understanding about the life and teachings of Jesus. He shares his insights with others, in the context of contemporary biblical scholarship. His themes include Gandhian satyagraha, the multiple versions of salvation theologies, and rethinking Christian salvation in the light of Gandhi's satyagraha. Annotation ©2008 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

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As the daily newscasts shout violence and fear, Terrence Rynne reminds us that there is a better way. He shows how Mohandas Gandhi, inspired by the Sermon on the Mount and the death of Jesus on the cross, offers hope for the world now. Gandhi's example and the record of nonviolent action since his death ???????????????????????? liberation of much of the world, from Poland to South Africa to the Philippines ???????????????????????? offers not only a model but a new way of understanding Christian salvation and our purpose on earth. Mr. Rynne makes the "better way" clear and compelling for both individuals and nations.

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ISBN:
9781570757662
Author:
Rynne, Terrence J.
Publisher:
Orbis Books
Subject:
Christianity and other religions
Subject:
Hinduism
Subject:
Christianity - General
Subject:
Christian Theology - Ethics
Subject:
Gandhi
Subject:
Christianity and other religions -- Hinduism.
Publication Date:
20080431
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Pages:
228
Dimensions:
9.16x5.98x.49 in. .73 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , As the daily newscasts shout violence and fear, Terrence Rynne reminds us that there is a better way. He shows how Mohandas Gandhi, inspired by the Sermon on the Mount and the death of Jesus on the cross, offers hope for the world now. Gandhi's example and the record of nonviolent action since his death ???????????????????????? liberation of much of the world, from Poland to South Africa to the Philippines ???????????????????????? offers not only a model but a new way of understanding Christian salvation and our purpose on earth. Mr. Rynne makes the "better way" clear and compelling for both individuals and nations.
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