The Jihad of Jesus: The Sacred Nonviolent Struggle for Justice

The Jihad of Jesus: The Sacred Nonviolent Struggle for Justice

by Dave Andrews


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781498217743
Publisher: Wipf & Stock Publishers
Publication date: 05/29/2015
Pages: 188
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.60(d)

About the Author

Dave Andrews has lived and worked in intentional communities with marginalized groups of people in Australia, Afghanistan, Pakistan, and India for forty years. He is a founder of the Waiters Union; an educator for TEAR Australia; a trainer for Praxis Community Co-operative; a teacher at Christian Heritage College; an elder emeritus for Servants to Asia's Urban Poor; and a member of AMARAH (Australian Muslim Advocates for the Rights of All Humanity).

Table of Contents

Foreword xiii

Preface xv

Acknowledgements xvii

Introduction: Jihad 1

Part 1 The Jihad of Dajjal

1 Remembering Our So-Called Christian "Holy Wars" 5

2 Remembering Our So-Called Muslim "Holy Wars" 25

3 Reflecting On Our "Not-So-Holy" So-Called "Holy Wars" 52

Part 2 The Jihad of Isa

4 Reframing Jihad as a Method of Nonviolent Struggle 81

5 Reclaiming Jesus as a Model of Nonviolent Struggle 108

6 Recollecting Strong-But-Gentle Nonviolent Struggles 130

Conclusion: Isa Jihad 153

Afterword 161

Bibliography 165

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